thede

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English þēod (people, nation), from from Proto-West Germanic *þeudu, from Proto-Germanic *þeudō (people), from Proto-Indo-European *tewtéh₂ (people). More at Dutch.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

thede (plural thedes or theden)

  1. people, group
  2. tribe, community
  3. nation, realm. kingdom
  4. language

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Scots: thede, theid
  • English: thede, theod (archaic)

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English thede, thiode, from Old English þēod (nation, people). See above.

Noun[edit]

thede (plural thedes)

  1. (obsolete) a country; a nation; a people or community
  2. (obsolete) a region or province
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) species; kind