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I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.
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þe

  1. Obsolete spelling of the.
    • 1431, A rem' that William Baker, Pewtrer, & John Hetheman [made] the first day of May, þe ȝere of kynge herry þe vje, after þe conquest xe. — Henry Littlehales (editor), The Medieval Records of a London City Church, page 26.

Old English

Etymology

From Germanic *þa-, from Indo-European *to, *te.

Pronunciation

  • (particle) IPA: /ðe/
  • (pronoun) IPA: /ðeː/

Particle

þe (indeclinable, relative)

  1. that, who, which
    Ne fyrhteð þa þe on synnum lyfiað. Do not fear those who live in sin. (Ælfwine's Prayerbook)

Pronoun

þē m.

  1. (personal) you: accusative/dative singular form of þū
  2. (demonstrative) the, he: late variant of se

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