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-eth 1

or -th
suff.
Used to form the archaic third person singular present indicative of verbs: leadeth.

[Middle English, from Old English -eth, -ath.]

-eth 2

suff.
Variant of -th3.
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-eth

suffix
forming the archaic third person singular present indicative tense of verbs: goeth; taketh; pitieth.
[Old English -eth, -th]

-eth

or

-th

suffix forming ordinal numbers
a variant of -th2: twentieth.
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eth

or edh

(ɛð)

n.
a letter in the form of a crossed d, written đ or ð, used in Old English writing to represent both voiced and unvoiced th and in modern Icelandic and in phonetic alphabets to represent voiced th.

-eth1

,
an ending of the third person singular present indicative of verbs, now occurring only in archaic forms or used in solemn or poetic language: hopeth; sitteth.
[Old English -eth, -ath, -oth, -th; akin to Latin -t]

-eth2

,
var. of -th 2, the ordinal suffix, used when the cardinal number ends in -y: twentieth; thirtieth.

Eth.

Ethiopia.
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