See also: sàith and sáith

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English sæġþ, from seċġan.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

saith

  1. (archaic) third-person singular simple present indicative form of say

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

saith (plural saiths)

  1. Alternative form of saithe (type of fish)

AnagramsEdit


Old IrishEdit

NounEdit

saith

  1. Alternative spelling of sáith

MutationEdit

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

WelshEdit

Welsh cardinal numbers
 <  6 7 8  > 
    Cardinal : saith
    Ordinal : seithfed

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh seith, from Proto-Brythonic *seiθ, from Proto-Celtic *sextam, from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

saith

  1. seven

Further readingEdit

  • 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