þanne

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þan-, *þana- ‎(at that (time), then), from Proto-Indo-European *to- ‎(demonstrative pronoun). Cognate with Old Frisian þenne ‎(then), Old Saxon thanna ‎(then), Old High German danne ‎(then). Related to Old English þā ‎(then, at that time).

Adverb[edit]

þanne

  1. then

Conjunction[edit]

þanne

  1. then, in that case; at which time, when
  2. since, because

Descendants[edit]