þa

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See also: tha, THA, -tha, þá, thá, and thả

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þai, which shares the same root as Old English þæt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Article[edit]

þā m or f or n

  1. inflection of se:
    1. accusative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative plural

Determiner[edit]

þā m or f or n

  1. inflection of :
    1. accusative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative plural

Pronoun[edit]

þā m or f or n

  1. inflection of :
    1. accusative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative plural

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: tha, tho

Adverb[edit]

þā

  1. then
    • 981 C.E. 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