CHEEZIN’ WERDS CUREFULLY — the “The”

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the “The” Project

“the”

/T͟Hē,T͟Hə/

determiner, definite article

—used as a function word to indicate that a following noun or noun equivalent is a unique or a particular member of its class <the Ryan> <the Ape of God>

—used as a function word before a singular substantivized adjective to indicate an abstract idea <a performance essay on the gloom>

—used as a function word before a noun or a substantivized adjective to indicate reference to a group as a whole <the We>

Origins, late Old English þe, nominative masculine form of the demonstrative pronoun and adjective. After c.950, it replaced earlier se (masc.), seo (fem.), þæt (neuter), and probably represents se altered by the th- form which was used in all the masculine oblique cases.

Masculine Oblique Cases.

Extreme Bodybuilder

Aww yeah….

We Are THE Ryan, bitches. 😉

Cheesin Werds Curefully


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