ithe

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English ithe, ythe, uthe, from Old English ȳþ (wave, billow, flood, sea, liquid, water), from Proto-Germanic *unþiz, *unþijō (wave), from Proto-Indo-European *unt-, *und- (wave), perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *awe-, *aw- (to water, wet, moisten, flood). Cognate with German Unde (flood, wave), Icelandic unnur (wave), Latin unda (wave).

Noun[edit]

ithe (plural ithes)

  1. (obsolete) A wave.
  2. (obsolete, in the plural) Waves; the sea.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English ithen, related to Old Norse iðja (to be active, do, perform).

Verb[edit]

ithe (third-person singular simple present ithes, present participle ithing, simple past and past participle ithed)

  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To thrive; flourish; prosper.

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɪhə]
  • (Aran) IPA(key): [ˈiːhə], [ˈiːə], [ˈiə]

Verb[edit]

ithe

  1. present subjunctive analytic of ith

Noun[edit]

ithe m (genitive ite)

  1. Verbal noun of ith.
  2. eating

Declension[edit]

(as verbal noun):

(as regular noun):

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ithe n-ithe hithe t-ithe
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ithe f (iā-stem)

  1. Verbal noun of ithid.

Mutation[edit]

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