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eth

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noun
  1. a letter in the form of a crossed d, written đ or ð, used in Old English writing to represent both voiced and unvoiced th and in modern Icelandic and in phonetic alphabets to represent voiced th.
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Eth.

  1. Ethiopia.
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-eth1

  1. an ending of the third person singular present indicative of verbs, now occurring only in archaic forms or used in solemn or poetic language: doeth or doth; hopeth; sitteth.
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Also -th.

Origin of -eth1

Old English -eth, -ath, -oth, -th; akin to Latin -t

-eth2

  1. variant of -th2, the ordinal suffix, used when the cardinal number ends in -y: twentieth; thirtieth.
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Examples from the Web for eth

Historical Examples

  • Eth, pretty too,” and the child pouted her lips for a kiss.

    Rodney, the Ranger

    John V. Lane

  • He ——eth the moon for seasons; the sun knoweth his going down.

    English Synonyms and Antonyms

    James Champlin Fernald

  • A dental breath-penning is one more or less on the teeth; as, eth, ef.

  • Somehow the telephone doesn't seem to harmonise with words ending in "eth."

    In Pastures Green

    Peter McArthur

  • Ellaby read aloud: "A code (a) of eth (code) ics for (eth) mankind (ethics for mankind)."

    The Dictator

    Milton Lesser


British Dictionary definitions for eth

eth

noun
  1. a variant of edh
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ETH

abbreviation for
  1. Ethiopia (international car registration)
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Eth.

abbreviation for
  1. Ethiopia(n)
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-eth1

suffix
  1. forming the archaic third person singular present indicative tense of verbsgoeth; taketh
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Word Origin

Old English -eth, -th

-eth2

-th

suffix forming ordinal numbers
  1. a variant of -th 2 twentieth
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