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Saltos de línea: thou
Pronunciación: /ðaʊ
 
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pronoun

[second person singular]
Archaic or dialect form of you, as the singular subject of a verb. thou art fair, O my beloved Compare with thee.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • However, a scripture I had learned as a child took on a whole new meaning: ‘What is man that thou art mindful of him?’
  • In Solomon's Song the interrogators ask the bride, ‘What is thy beloved more than another beloved, O thou fairest among women?’
  • But curb thou the high spirit in thy breast, for gentle ways are best, and keep aloof from sharp contentions.

Origen

Old English thu, of Germanic origin; related to German du, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin tu.

Uso

In modern English, the personal pronoun you (together with the possessives your and yours) covers a number of uses: it is both singular and plural, both objective and subjective, and both formal and familiar. This has not always been the case. In Old English and Middle English some of these different functions of you were supplied by different words. Thus, thou was at one time the singular subjective case ( thou art a beast), while thee was the singular objective case ( he cares not for thee). In addition, the form thy (modern equivalent your) was the singular possessive determiner and thine (modern equivalent yours) the singular possessive pronoun, both corresponding to thee. The forms you and ye, on the other hand, were at one time reserved for plural uses. By the 19th century these forms were universal in standard English for both singular and plural, polite and familiar. In present-day use thou, thee, thy, and thine survive in some traditional dialects but otherwise are found only in archaic contexts.

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Saltos de línea: thou
Pronunciación: /θaʊ
 
/

sustantivo (plural igual or thous)

informal
1A thousand: two hundred thou
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He will give us a hundred thou just for bringing her in alive!
  • A couple hundred thou would make a lot of my problems easier to handle.
  • It was close to ten o'clock when I reached the house I wanted: mid-range for this neighborhood, less than three hundred thou, but they'd added a pool since.
1.1One thousandth of an inch.

Origen

mid 19th century: abbreviation.

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