þa

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same root as þæt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

þā m, f, n (demonstrative)

  1. nominative plural form of se, sēo or þæt
  2. accusative plural form of se, sēo or þæt
  3. accusative singular form of sēo

Adverb[edit]

þā

  1. then
    Her comon ærest þa VII scipu and gehergoden Hamtun: then in this year first came 7 ships, and ravaged Southampton. (AS Chronicles)

Conjunction[edit]

þā

  1. when, since, because, where
    hio wæs feowortyne geara eald þa hio Crist acende: she was 14 years old when she gave birth to Christ. (Ælfwine's Prayerbook)