feith

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

feith (countable and uncountable, plural feiths)

  1. Obsolete spelling of faith

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman feid (early form of fei), from Latin fidēs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

feith (plural feiths)

  1. faith

Descendants[edit]

  • English: faith
  • Scots: faith
  • Yola: faaighe, faighe, fythe

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *wei, *we-jo-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ews- (dawn).[1]

Verb[edit]

feith (past dh'fheith, future feithidh, verbal noun feitheamh, past participle feithte)

  1. wait
  2. stay, remain

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References[edit]

  1. ^ MacBain, Alexander; Mackay, Eneas (1911), “feith”, in An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language, Stirling, →ISBN, page feith