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"Wherefore" is an adverb which is often translated as "por qué", and "thy" is an adjective which is often translated as "tu". Learn more about the difference between "wherefore" and "thy" below.
wherefore
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1.
A word or phrase that is no longer used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another era (e.g. thou).
(archaic)
(general)
a. por qué
Wherefore dost thou offend me?¿Por qué me ofende?
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thy
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word or phrase that is no longer used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another era (e.g. thou).
(archaic)
(possessive)
a. tu
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Tell me, fair maiden, how I may win thy love.Dime, hermosa doncella, cómo podré ganar tu amor.
Thy eyes are so big.Tus ojos son tan grandes.
b. su
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
I am but thy humble servant, my lord.No soy nada más que su humilde siervo, mi señor.
Thy horses are ready.Sus caballos están listos.
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