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thy

[ thahy ]

pronoun

  1. the possessive case of thou (used as an attributive adjective before a noun beginning with a consonant sound):

    thy table.



thy

/ ðaɪ /

determiner

  1. archaic.
    usually preceding a consonant belonging to or associated in some way with you (thou) Compare thine

    thy goodness and mercy



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Word History and Origins

Origin of thy1

1125–75; Middle English; variant of thine
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Word History and Origins

Origin of thy1

C12: variant of thine
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Compare Meanings

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Example Sentences

O daughter of Babylon… Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones.

Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives with thee.

Sounds like loving thy neighbor is easier preached than practiced.

Although there is certainly overlap between Birthright Israel and Know Thy Heritage, Rabie hesitates to make the comparison.

“This is not a vacation,” Know Thy Heritage founder Rateb Rabie stressed in several interviews.

Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.

For it is better that thy children should ask of thee, than that thou look toward the hands of thy children.

And for fear of being ill spoken of weep bitterly for a day, and then comfort thyself in thy sadness.

In the time when thou shalt end the days of thy life, and in the time of thy decease, distribute thy inheritance.

Give not up thy heart to sadness, but drive it from thee: and remember the latter end.

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