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-eth 1or -th
Used to form the archaic third person singular present indicative of verbs: leadeth.
[Middle English, from Old English -eth, -ath.]
Variant of -th3.
forming the archaic third person singular present indicative tense of verbs: goeth; taketh; pitieth.
[Old English -eth, -th]
suffix forming ordinal numbers
a variant of -th2: twentieth.
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.
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]
var. of -th 2, the ordinal suffix, used when the cardinal number ends in -y: twentieth; thirtieth.