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thine

[ thahyn ]
/ ðaɪn /
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pronoun
the possessive case of thou1 used as a predicate adjective, after a noun or without a noun.
the possessive case of thou1 used as an attributive adjective before a noun beginning with a vowel or vowel sound: thine eyes; thine honor.Compare thy.
that which belongs to thee: Thine is the power and the glory.

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Origin of thine

before 900; Middle English, Old English thīn; cognate with Old Norse thinn,Gothic theins;see thou1
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British Dictionary definitions for thine

thine
/ (ðaɪn) /

determiner
archaic
  1. (preceding a vowel) of, belonging to, or associated in some way with you (thou)thine eyes
  2. (as pronoun)thine is the greatest burden
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Word Origin for thine

Old English thīn; related to Old High German dīn, Gothic theina
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