eth

or edh

[ eth ]
/ ɛð /

noun

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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Definition for eth (3 of 4)

-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.
Also -th.

Origin of -eth

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

Definition for eth (4 of 4)

-eth

2

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

/ (ɛð, ɛθ) /

noun

a variant of edh

British Dictionary definitions for eth (2 of 5)

ETH


abbreviation for

Ethiopia (international car registration)

British Dictionary definitions for eth (3 of 5)

Eth.


abbreviation for

Ethiopia(n)

British Dictionary definitions for eth (4 of 5)

-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 (5 of 5)

-eth

2

-th


suffix forming ordinal numbers

a variant of -th 2 twentieth
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