how to pronounce thy


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the above transcription of thy is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

thy is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of thy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… there are thy cattle there thy wife o …”

meanings of thy


  1. Honorific alternative letter-case form of thy, sometimes used when referring to God or another important figure who is understood from context.
  2. Possessive form of thou: that which belongs to thee; which belongs to you.


  1. Only used in for thy, for-thy, which is an alternative form of forthy (“because, therefore").

thy frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word thy occurs in english on average 18.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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