þa

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same root as þæt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ðā m, f, n (demonstrative)

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

Adverb[edit]

þā

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

Conjunction[edit]

þā

  1. when, since, because, where
    • (Can we date this quote?) Ælfwine’s Prayerbook:
      hio wæs feowortyne geara eald þa hio Crist acende
      she was 14 years old when she gave birth to Christ