-eth

-eth

1
an ending of the third person singular present indicative of verbs, now occurring only in archaic forms or used in solemn or poetic language: doeth or doth; hopeth; sitteth.
Also, -th.


Origin:
Old English -eth, -ath, -oth, -th; akin to Latin -t

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-eth

2
variant of -th2, the ordinal suffix, used when the cardinal number ends in -y: twentieth; thirtieth.
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-eth1
 
suffix
forming the archaic third person singular present indicative tense of verbs: goeth; taketh
 
[Old English -eth, -th]

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

-th or -eth2
 
suffix
forming ordinal numbers: fourth; thousandth
 
[from Old English -(o)tha, -(o)the]
 
-eth or -eth2
 
suffix
 
[from Old English -(o)tha, -(o)the]

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