thy

adjective \ ˈt͟hī \

Definition of thy

archaic
: of or relating to thee or thyself especially as possessor or agent or as object of an action used especially in ecclesiastical or literary language and sometimes by Friends especially among themselves

Origin and Etymology of thy

Middle English thin, thy, from Old English thīn, genitive of thū thou — more at thou


THY Defined for Kids

thy

adjective \ ˈt͟hī \

Definition of thy for Students

: your
  • “Out!” snapped Father Wolf. “Out, and hunt with thy master.”
  • —Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book
Hint: Thy is a very old word that still appears in books and sayings from long ago. People also use it today to imitate that old way of speaking.


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