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thou

pronoun uk   us   /ðaʊ/ old use
you, used when speaking to one person

thou

noun [C] uk   us   /θaʊ/ (plural thou)
informal for thousand , especially when referring to an amount of money: "How much do you reckon it cost him?" "About thirty thou."
Translations of “thou”
in Vietnamese mày, mi, ngươi…
in Spanish vos…
in Thai ท่าน, เธอ (ใช้ในภาษาวรรณคดีโบราณ)…
in Malaysian kamu…
in French tu, toi…
in German du…
in Chinese (Traditional) 汝,爾,你…
in Indonesian Kau…
in Chinese (Simplified) 汝,尔,你…
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