teeth

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English teth, plural of tothe, from Old English tēþ, nominative plural of tōþ, from earlier *tœ̄þ, from Proto-Germanic *tanþiz, nominative plural of *tanþs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃dóntes, nominative plural of *h₃dónts.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tiːθ/
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  • Rhymes: -iːθ

Noun[edit]

teeth

  1. plural of tooth
  2. (plural only) The ability to be enforced, or to be enforced to any useful effect.

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