Origin of thyMiddle English thi, contr. from thin, thy: see thine
The definition of thy is your, or is the possessive form of thou.
An example of thy is a man making a reference to his friend's wife by saying thy wife.
adjectiveThe possessive form of thou1
Used as a modifier before a noun.
Origin of thyMiddle English variant of thin thine from Old English thīn ; see tu- in Indo-European roots.
- (obsolete) because.
- "The more nobly and magnanimously thou conductest thyself, and the less thou vauntest of thy wealth and power, the more readily shall we regard thy wishes both as to the concession of a church in the city and of altars in the church of SS.
- Whither goest thou without thy son?
- Whither goest thou without thy deacon?"
- May each evening see that all thy wishes have been performed.
- Let not to get a living be thy trade, but thy sport.