[ al-uh-thee-uh ]
/ ˌæl əˈθi ə /


a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “truth.” Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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fem. proper name, from Greek aletheia "truth, truthfulness," from alethes "true," literally "not concealing," from privative prefix a- "not" (see a- (3)) + lethe "forgetfulness, oblivion" (see latent).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper