forth

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See also: Forth, forþ, forð, forth-, forð-, and forþ-

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English forth, from Old English forþ, from Proto-Germanic *furþą, from Proto-Indo-European *pŕ̥-to-, from *per-. Cognate with Dutch voort. See also ford.

Adverb[edit]

forth (not comparable)

  1. Forward in time, place or degree.
  2. Out into view; from a particular place or position.
    The plants in spring put forth leaves.
    The robbers leapt forth from their place of concealment.
  3. (obsolete) Beyond a (certain) boundary; away; abroad; out.
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Preposition[edit]

forth

  1. (obsolete) Forth from; out of.

Etymology 2[edit]

From fourth; compare forty.

Adjective[edit]

forth

  1. Misspelling of fourth.

Noun[edit]

forth

  1. Misspelling of fourth.

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Old Saxon[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *furþą, from Proto-Indo-European *pr̥to-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

forth

  1. forwards, forth; onward

Preposition[edit]

forth

  1. forward to, up to

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Low German: fort, vort