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See also: tha, THA, -tha, þá, thá, and thả

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Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *þai, which shares the same root as Old English þæt.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

þā m or f or n (demonstrative)

  1. nominative plural of se, sēo, and þæt
  2. accusative plural of se, sēo, and þæt
  3. accusative singular of sēo

DescendantsEdit

AdverbEdit

þā

  1. then
    • (Can we date this quote?) AS Chronicles:
      Her comon ærest þa VII scipu and gehergoden Hamtun
      then in this year first came 7 ships, and ravaged Southampton

ConjunctionEdit

þā

  1. when, since, because, where
    • (Can we date this quote?) Ælfwine’s Prayerbook:
      hio wæs feowortyne geara eald þa hio Crist acende
      she was 14 years old when she gave birth to Christ