"Ye" is an archaic pronoun that is a plural form of "you".

The possessive form of "you" is "your". The possessive form of "thou" is "thy" (or "thine" before an adjective).

What is the possessive form of "ye"? Is it just "your"?

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    You've got it backwards. Ye is a form of you, and so is your. It goes: I, me, my, mine; thou, thee, thy, thine; we, us, our, ours; ye, you, your, yours. Notice the patterns here? – John Lawler Jun 3 '19 at 15:45
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    Yes. The plural 1st and 2nd person pronouns have the vowel /i/ in the nominative forms (we, ye), whereas the singular ones have it in the objective (me, thee). It's part of the paradigm. Of course this isn't modern English, and nobody ever learns these paradigms or forms or rules as kids; they're all learned in school and also by making stuff up, like in movies, where they don't care about getting speech right. Executive summary: Don't use ye, thee, thou, thy, thine, or any funny suffix, like goeth, unless you have studied Old English and know what you're doing. – John Lawler Jun 3 '19 at 15:54
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    Those pronouns are not Old English. They are Early Modern English. The Old English second person plural is ġē, ēowic, ēow, ēower. But the rest of what John said is correct. And note that one thing John said is that ye is the nominative (subject) form. So what you read in Moby-Dick makes sense. – Juhasz Jun 3 '19 at 16:05
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    These comments would be better as an answer. – DJClayworth Jun 3 '19 at 16:12
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    I didn't say they were Old English. In fact there were a lot of paradigms in play, since every local lect had its own history. What I said was don't use those pronouns in speech or writing until you have studied Old English. That will give you some perspective on how languages change. – John Lawler Jun 3 '19 at 16:43

In Early Modern English, the nominative (subject) form of the second person plural was ye. The rest of the forms of the second person plural are still in use: you (objective), your (genitive), your (possessive).

"Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you." (John 15:16 KJV)

Like many other languages, Early Modern English differentiated between singular and plural second person. The singular was thou (nominative), thee (objective), thy/thine (genitive), thine (possessive).

Thine served as a possessive adjective when the noun that followed began with a vowel, much like a/an.

"Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities" (Ezekiel 28:18 KJV)

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