See also: sàith and sáith

English edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old English sæġþ, from seċġan.

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛθ/, /ˈseɪθ/, /ˈseɪ.əθ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛθ, -eɪθ, -eɪəθ

Verb edit


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

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

saith (plural saiths)

  1. Alternative form of saithe (type of fish)

Anagrams edit

Old Irish edit

Noun edit


  1. Alternative spelling of sáith

Mutation edit

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.

Welsh edit

Welsh numbers (edit)
70[a], [b], [c]
[a], [b] ←  6 7 8  → 
    Cardinal: saith
    Ordinal: seithfed
    Ordinal abbreviation: 7fed

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Numeral edit


  1. (cardinal number) seven

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