Manish asked in Arts & HumanitiesPoetry · 7 years ago

Hast vs. Hath (in Shakespeare's plays)?

Is it:

Thou hath or thou hast

He hath or he hast

3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    I have

    Thou haST

    He haTH

    We have

    You have

    They have


    Um, no, Lapiz, no. "Thou" is never plural, and "thou hath" never occurs. "Thou" is always singular, and the present-tense verb form corresponding to it is "hast," not "hath."

  • 7 years ago

    `thou` singular = hast

    `thou` plural = hath

  • kool
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    I have He/she/it hath you could have Thou hast we now have/hath they have/hath You used to be formal - like usted (Spanish), vous (French), siz (Turkish) Thou used to be acquainted singular - like tu (Spanish and French), sen (Turkish) a lot of verbs had been conjugated this way. You will discover with "we" and "they" that the endings have been already establishing to simplify in Shakespeare's day. English verbs have been extra difficult in previous centuries. I say we are saying/sayeth You say Thou sayest He/She/It sayeth they say/sayeth

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