Definition of thy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ðʌɪ
(also thine before a vowel)


Archaic or dialect form of your. honour thy father and thy mother
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  • Deny thy father and refuse thy name; if thou wilt not, be but sworn by my love.
  • It is time to bid thee farewell, and let someone half thy hoary age step up and take thy place.
  • Come: thou hast now entered upon the wifehood Of this thy lord who takes thy hand and woos thee.


Middle English thi (originally before words beginning with any consonant except h), reduced from thin, from Old English thīn (see thine).


The use of thy is still found in some traditional dialects but elsewhere it is restricted to archaic contexts. See also thou1 (usage).

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