See also: -aþ

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *aiþ, from Proto-Germanic *aiþaz (oath).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

āþ m

  1. an oath
    • c. 7th century, Cædmon, Caedmon's metrical paraphrase of parts of the Holy Scriptures[1]:
      he swereþ þurh his selfes lif
      he swears an oath on his own life.

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: oth, ooth, ath
    • English: oath
    • Scots: aith
    • Yola: oathès (plural)