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þy

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The object of love is to serve, not to win.
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Old English

Etymology

Instrumental form of þæt.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

þȳ m. or n.

  1. instrumental form of se or þæt

Adverb

þȳ

  1. therefore, for this reason
    And þy is nu geworden wide and side to ful yfelan gewunan: and therefore it has now become an evil custom far and wide. (Sermo Lupi)
  2. (used with comparative) the
    hy beoð þy gesundran ond þy sigefæstran: they will be the safer and the more confident of victory. (Anglo-Saxon Riddles)

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