Thy vs Thay - What's the difference?

thy | thay |


As an initialism thy

is türk hava yolları'', the native name of ''turkish airlines .

As a noun thay is

corpse.

thy

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) . More at thou.

Determiner

  • (archaic) That belongs to thee; the possessive form of thou .
  • (archaic, or, literary) your (informal); that belongs to you (singular).
  • See also
    * thee * thine * thou * thyself * your

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) (term) "because, forwhy", shortened form of , instrumental case of . More at the, that.

    Conjunction

    (-)
  • (obsolete) because.
  • See also

    * forthy * why * forwhy

    Statistics

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    thay

    English

    Etymology 1

    Article

    (head)
  • * {{quote-book, year=1861, author=Thomas Hughes, title=Tom Brown at Oxford, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage="The chaps as catches the big fishes, sir," went on the keeper, getting confidential, "is thay cussed night-line poachers." }}

    Etymology 2

    Verb

    (head)
  • * {{quote-book, year=1868, author=Sophie May, title=Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother's, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage="Good girlth don't thay tho," said sweet little Charlie rather shocked. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1903, author=Burt L. Standish, title=Frank Merriwell's Bravery, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Do you mean to thay I am no gentleman, thir?}}

    Etymology 3

    Pronoun

    (head)
  • * {{quote-book, year=1506, author=Alexander Barclay, title=The Ship of Fools, Volume 1, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Yet fynde I another sort almoste as bad as thay . }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1566, author=John Knox, title=The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6), chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=But potent is he against whome thei faught; for when thay wicked war in greatast securitie, then begane God to schaw his anger. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1838, author=William Makepeace Thackeray, title=Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Law bless us! there was four of us on this stairkes, four as nice young men as you ever see: Mr. Bruffy's young man, Mr. Dawkinses, Mr. Blewitt's, and me--and we knew what our masters was about as well as thay did theirselfs. }}