saith

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛθ/, /ˈseɪθ/, /ˈseɪ.əθ/

Etymology[edit]

Old English sæġþ.

Verb[edit]

saith

  1. (archaic) third-person singular simple present indicative form of say
    • 1611, The Bible, Authorized Version, Exodus 8.i
      And the LORD spake unto Moses, Go unto Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Let my people go, that they may serve me.
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, B. Blake (1836), p.663
      In this life we have but a glimpse of this beauty and happiness; we shall hereafter, as John saith, see him as he is.
    • 1850, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, The Blessed Damozel, lines 89-90:
      While every leaf that His plumes touch / Saith His Name audibly.

Anagrams[edit]

Noun[edit]

saith (plural saiths)

  1. Alternative spelling of saithe.

Welsh[edit]

Welsh cardinal numbers
6 7 8
    Cardinal : saith
    Ordinal : seithfed

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh seith, from Proto-Celtic *sextam, from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

Cardinal number[edit]

saith

  1. (cardinal) seven

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
saith unchanged unchanged unchanged