'know'st" means that one knows.<br />
"thou know'st" = "you know"

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Thanks!

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Eh? You don't know'st what know'st means?

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"I know thou dost knows't of our past disagreements." Is that Shakespearean?

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Shakespearean if not Shakespeare.

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"doth" would be better than "dost"

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Ok, thank you :) So you suggest I know doth know'st of our past agreements?

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Also, what does dost mean?

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Thou dost not knowest what dost means?

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But can you use dost in first person to talk about yourself?

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No it isn't. It is grammatically incorrect. Originally verbs in English were declined I know, thou knowst, he knoweth, you/we/they know. Or do/doth/dost etc. Thou was used for 'you' in the singular familiar like the French 'tu'. Shakespeare uses both the doth and does forms as far as I know. If you are trying to say 'you do know' the 'know' must be in the infinitive form so it is 'thou dost know'. The use of this form has largely died out but you will still hear it Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire where 'thou' is largely rendered as 'tha'. 'Dost tha know that lad? I bet thee tha dost!'

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More or less, "Do you know". I'd have to see the context

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"I know thou dost knows't of our past disagreements." Is that Shakespearean?

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Sounds right to me, but I haven't studied Shakespeare in 40 years

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On second thought, no, I think it would just be "dost know"

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Wow...that's quite a long time...sorry, if that made you feel old :) Thanks a lot for the help.

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So, no knowst?

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Also, what does dost mean?

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"does"

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Do you know..?

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You seem familiar enough with contemporary English to work that one out yourself.

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What? No, I mean like how would you use it? Would this sentence be correct: "I know thou dost knows't of our past disagreements." Is that Shakespearean?

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Are you clued in...as in Knowest thou this Romeo?

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Thanks! Though your answer was almost a year after I needed it, it was really helpful! Lol :D

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It means 'knoweth' just like in the Bible

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My guess would be this. The word is "know" and the 'st' on the end is a conjugation for the second person. <br />
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Like in German for instance, sing is singen, but when you say it about different people it is said different ways.<br />
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I sing = ich singe<br />
you sing = du singst *informal* ( I think )

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"I know thou dost knows't of our past disagreements." Is that Shakespearean?

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Try turning it into iambic pentameter just to be safe.

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?no gnittel er'uoy naht erom pleh nac uoy ebyaM
;)

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What is close?

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Also what does dost mean?

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Where art thou?

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know

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"to know" - surely thou know'st all along?

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Depending on context....."Do you know" or "Will you know"
mx:))

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if you know something

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Just some fancy speak for 'know' :)

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