the definite art
OE se, þé.
- [Cataphoric reference: refers to a specific thing mentioned later in the text] that.
- Hours of; a particular time of.
- [Exophoric reference: refers to a specific thing not previously mentioned in the text] these; those.
- [Generic reference: pointing to the members of a species; a single thing representing a whole kind] that which is; such thing that we name as.
- [Anaphoric reference: refers to a specific thing previously mentioned the text] this; such; aforementioned.