-eth

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.

Nearby words

Also -th.

Origin of -eth

1
Old English -eth, -ath, -oth, -th; akin to Latin -t

Definition for -eth (2 of 2)

-eth

2

variant of -th2, the ordinal suffix, used when the cardinal number ends in -y: twentieth; thirtieth.
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British Dictionary definitions for -eth (1 of 2)

-eth

1

suffix

forming the archaic third person singular present indicative tense of verbsgoeth; taketh

Word Origin for -eth

Old English -eth, -th

British Dictionary definitions for -eth (2 of 2)

-eth

2

-th


suffix forming ordinal numbers

a variant of -th 2 twentieth
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