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Meaning of YOUR

Pronunciation:  yûr

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Your\ ([=u]r), pron. & a. [OE. your, [yogh]our, eowr,
eower, AS. e['o]wer, originally used as the gen. of ge,
g[=e], ye; akin to OFries. iuwer your, OS. iuwar, D. uw, OHG.
iuw[=e]r, G. euer, Icel. y[eth]ar, Goth. izwara, izwar, and
E. you. [root]189. See {You}.]
The form of the possessive case of the personal pronoun you.

Note: The possessive takes the form yours when the noun to
      which it refers is not expressed, but implied; as, this
      book is yours. ``An old fellow of yours.'' --Chaucer.

 

 

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