eth

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See also: ETH, Eth, Eth., -eth, and eth-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The sound /ɛ/ followed by the sound of the letter, by analogy with other letter names, such as those of f, l, and m.

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Noun[edit]

eth (plural eths)

  1. A letter (capital Ð, small ð) introduced into Old English to represent its dental fricative, then not distinguished from the letter thorn, no longer used in English but still in modern use in Icelandic, Faroese, and phonetics to represent the voiced dental fricative "th" sound as in the English word then.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Uncertain. Perhaps related to end 'to weave'.

Verb[edit]

eth (first-person singular past tense etha, participle ethur)

  1. to mate (cattle)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *aitsa, from Proto-Indo-European *eik (possession, ability). Compare Avestan 𐬀𐬉𐬱𐬁 (aēšā-, ability, possessions), Tocharian B aik- (to know), Old English agan (to own, to possess).

Noun[edit]

eth m

  1. property
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Cornish[edit]

Cornish cardinal numbers
7 8 9
    Cardinal : eth

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *oxtū, Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw.

Numeral[edit]

eth

  1. (cardinal) eight

See also[edit]

  • (cardinal number): Previous: seyth. Next: naw

Noun[edit]

eth f (singulative ethen)

  1. scents

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *aiþaz, whence also Old English āþ, Old Frisian ēth, Old High German eid, Old Norse eiðr, Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌸𐍃 (aiþs). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *oyt-.

Noun[edit]

eth m

  1. oath

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Low German: ēt