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pron. Archaic
Yourself. Used as the reflexive or emphatic form of thee or thou.


a. the reflexive form of thou1, thee
b. (intensifier): thou, thyself, wouldst know.



Archaic. a reflexive and intensive form of thou 1 .
[1250–1300; Middle English thi self (see thy, self); replacing Old English thē self]
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(archaic) [ðaɪˈself] PRON (acc, dative) → te; (after prep) → ti (mismo/a)
know thyselfconócete a ti mismo


[ðaɪˈsɛlf] prontoi-même
Love thy neighbour as thyself → Aime ton prochain comme toi-même.


pers pron (old, dial)
(reflexive dir obj with prep +acc) → Euch (obs); (dial, to God)dich; (indir obj with prep +dat) → Euch (obs); (dial, to God)dir
(emph)Ihr selbst (obs), → du selbst (obs); (acc) → Euch selbst (obs), → dich selbst; (dat) → Ihnen selbst (obs), → dir selbst


(ðai) adjective
an old word for `your' used only when addressing one person, especially God. thy father.
thine (ðain) pronoun
an old word for `yours' used only when addressing one person, especially God. Thine is the glory.
the form of thy used before a vowel or vowel sound. Thine anger is great; thine honour.
thyˈself pronoun
an old word for `yourself'. Look at thyself.
References in classic literature ?
And after a time, set before thee thine own example; and examine thyself strictly, whether thou didst not best at first.
Hadst thou taken this old blacksmith to thyself ere his full ruin came upon him, then had the young widow had a delicious grief, and her orphans a truly venerable, legendary sire to dream of in their after years; and all of them a care-killing competency.
Then the rose mother leaned the weary little head On her bosom to rest, and tenderly she said: "Thon hast learned, my little bud, that, whatever may betide, Thou canst win thyself no joy by passion or by pride.
That thou mayest see, Sancho, the good that knight-errantry contains in itself, and how those who fill any office in it are on the high road to be speedily honoured and esteemed by the world, I desire that thou seat thyself here at my side and in the company of these worthy people, and that thou be one with me who am thy master and natural lord, and that thou eat from my plate and drink from whatever I drink from; for the same may be said of knight-errantry as of love, that it levels all.
For all that," said Don Quixote, "thou must seat thyself, because him who humbleth himself God exalteth;" and seizing him by the arm he forced him to sit down beside himself.
I do not deny it," replied Don Quixote; "but settle thyself where thou wilt; those of my calling are more becomingly employed in watching than in sleeping; still it would be as well if thou wert to dress this ear for me again, for it is giving me more pain than it need.
Theresa May is a churchgoer, as was seen on television recently, but does she think that the words "Love God and thy neighbour as thyself " are just words to be read, recited or sung but not really acted upon?
At this level the idea of knowing thyself is very important, as at the basic level each participant will be focused on individually, and give you the tools to see how communication actually works, internally and externally.
Nasrallah to continue addressing these themes, and to remind his audience of physicians to "heal thyself.
By choosing to condemn those children, they made an idol and a god out of government laws, when government laws are not God -- God is God, and He commands that people love thy neighbor as thyself.
00--Know Thyself examines finding self-knowledge amid modern suspicion of ideas and institutions, while arguing why previous accounts fail.
He seems to have missed, 'Love thy neighbour as thyself '.