þeah

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *þauh, corresponding to Proto-Germanic *þau (in that case) + Proto-Germanic *-uh (and) (cognate with Latin -que). Cognate with Old Frisian thāch, Old Saxon thōh, Dutch doch, Old High German doh (whence German doch), Old Norse þó, whence Icelandic þó (still, yet)), Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐌿𐌷 (þauh).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

þēah

  1. for all that, however, even so, yet

Conjunction[edit]

þēah

  1. though, notwithstanding that
  2. though, even if, even given that

Descendants[edit]