thyself

[ th ahy-self ]
/ ðaɪˈsɛlf /
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pronoun

an emphatic appositive to thou or thee.
a substitute for reflexive thee.

Origin of thyself

before 900; Middle English thi self (see thy, self (noun)); replacing Old English thē self (see thee, self (adj.))
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thyself

/ (ðaɪˈsɛlf) /

pronoun archaic

  1. the reflexive form of thou 1, thee
  2. (intensifier)thou, thyself, wouldst know
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Word Origin and History for thyself

thyself


pron.

Middle English þi-self, from Old English þe self; see thy + self. One word from 16c.

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