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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English quethen, cwethen, from Old English cweþan, from Proto-Germanic *kweþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷét- (to say, speak). Cognate with Saterland Frisian kweede (to say, speak, tell), Danish kvæde, Icelandic kveða (to say).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kwiːð/
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  • Rhymes: -iːð

VerbEdit

quethe (third-person singular simple present quethes, present participle quething, simple past quethed or quoth or quod, past participle quethed or quethen)

  1. (obsolete except in past tense quoth) To say or declare.

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quethe

  1. Alternative form of quethen