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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English wath, from Old Norse vað (a ford). Cognate with Scots wath, Swedish vad. Related to wade.

NounEdit

wath (plural waths)

  1. (obsolete, except in dialect) A ford.
  2. (obsolete) A fordable stream.

ReferencesEdit

  • The Oxford English Dictionary.

AnagramsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English wāþ and Old Norse veiðr.

NounEdit

wath

  1. Alternative form of waith

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse váði.

NounEdit

wath

  1. Alternative form of wothe

AdjectiveEdit

wath

  1. Alternative form of wothe

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse vað and Old English wæd, both from Proto-Germanic *wadą, from Proto-Indo-European *wadʰom.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wath

  1. (rare) A ford; a crossing through a stream.
DescendantsEdit
  • English: wath (obsolete)
  • Scots: wath (rare)
ReferencesEdit