trouthe

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English trēowþ, trīewþ; from Proto-Germanic *triwwiþō. Equivalent to trewe +‎ -th.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Early ME) IPA(key): /trøːwθ/
  • IPA(key): /trɔuθ/, /triuθ/

Noun[edit]

trouthe (uncountable)

  1. loyalty (to a cause)
  2. honesty, honor, troth
  3. goodness, kindness, integrity
  4. truth, reality (especially absolute)
  5. religion, belief system
  6. righteousness, justness; being right in one's cause
  7. A pledge, contract, promise or oath.
  8. A fact or truth.

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