Variant of he
- the man, boy, or male animal (or, sometimes, the thing regarded as male) previously mentioned: masculine personal pronoun in the third person singular: he is the nominative form, him the objective, his the possessive, and himself the reflexive and intensive; his is the possessive pronominal adjective
- the person; the one; anyone: he who laughs last laughs best
- the person just mentioned: used following such antecedents as everyone, somebody, or no one[everyone ran just as fast as he could]
Origin: OE (where it contrasts with heo, she, hie, they from same base) from Indo-European an unverified form ko-, kȇ-, this one from source here, hither, Classical Latin cis, on this side: origin, originally a demonstrative
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