Etymology 1 edit
Alternative forms edit
- (archaic) third-person singular simple present indicative of
- 1624, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy: […], 2nd edition, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, →OCLC:, B. Blake (1836), p.663
- In this life we have but a glimpse of this beauty and happiness; we shall hereafter, as John saith, see him as he is.
- 2022 April 5, Sean Hannity, Sean Penn, 22:33 from the start, in Sean Penn joins Sean Hannity to discuss Russian invasion of Ukraine (Hannity), Fox News, archived from the original on 11 April 2022:
- Penn: I don't want to invest in the conversation, not that I don't have it privately, about my feelings about what direct action should happen to a leader who does that, but if there is a God, there will be vengeance beyond all possible comprehension.
Hannity: "Vengeance is mine saith the Lord", quoted in a very famous book.
Etymology 2 edit
saith (plural saiths)
- Alternative form of
Old Irish edit
- Alternative spelling of
|Old Irish mutation|
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every|
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
|70[a], [b], [c]|
|[a], [b] ← 6||7||8 →|
| Cardinal: saith|
Ordinal abbreviation: 7fed
|Welsh Wikipedia article on 7|
Further reading edit
- R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “saith”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies