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See also: Eth, ETH, -eth, eth-, Eth., , and

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

The sound /ɛ/ followed by the sound of the letter, by analogy with other letter names, such as those of f, l, and m.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eth (plural eths)

  1. A letter (capital Ð, small ð) introduced into Old English to represent its dental fricative, then not distinguished from the letter thorn, no longer used in English but still in modern use in Icelandic, Faroese, and phonetics to represent the voiced dental fricative "th" sound as in the English word then.

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AlbanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Uncertain. Perhaps related to end 'to weave'.

VerbEdit

eth (first-person singular past tense etha, participle ethur)

  1. to mate (cattle)

Etymology 2Edit

Unclear. Perhaps related to Proto-Germanic *audaz 'wealth, riches', hence Old Saxon ōd, Old High German ōt, Old Norse auðr (Icelandic auður. Chiefly dialectal.

NounEdit

eth m

  1. property
Related termsEdit

CornishEdit

Cornish cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : eth

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Brythonic *üiθ, from Proto-Celtic *oxtū, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw.

NumeralEdit

eth

  1. eight

See alsoEdit

  • (cardinal number): Previous: seyth. Next: naw

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

eth f (singulative ethen)

  1. scents

OccitanEdit

ArticleEdit

eth m (feminine singular era, masculine plural eths, feminine plural eras)

  1. (Gascon) the
    Synonym: lo

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

·eth

  1. passive singular preterite conjunct of téit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
eth unchanged n-eth
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *aiþaz.

NounEdit

eth m

  1. oath

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Low German: êt
    • German Low German: Eed
    • Plautdietsch: Eit