eth

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

English[edit]

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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.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛð/, (less commonly) /ɛθ/[1]
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛð

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, the IPA and other phonetic alphabets to represent the voiced dental fricative "th" sound as in the English word then. The letter is also used in Faroese, but is generally silent in that language.

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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]

Unclear. Perhaps related to Proto-Germanic *audaz (wealth, riches), hence Old Saxon ōd, Old High German ōt, Old Norse auðr Icelandic auður.

Noun[edit]

eth m

  1. (chiefly dialectal) property
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Cornish[edit]

Cornish cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : eth

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *üiθ, from Proto-Celtic *oxtū (compare Welsh wyth), from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw.

Numeral[edit]

eth

  1. eight

See also[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

eth f (singulative ethen)

  1. scents

Occitan[edit]

Article[edit]

eth m (feminine singular era, masculine plural eths, feminine plural eras)

  1. (Gascony) the
    Synonym: lo

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Pronoun[edit]

eth

  1. (Gascony) he

Old Irish[edit]

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Verb[edit]

·eth

  1. passive singular preterite conjunct of téit

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
eth unchanged n-eth
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *aiþaz.

Noun[edit]

eth m

  1. oath

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Low German: êt
    • German Low German: Eed
    • Plautdietsch: Eit