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-th

-th

See also: th, Th, TH, 'th, th', .th, th-, and Appendix:Variations of "th"

English

Alternative forms

Suffix

-th

  1. (rare) Forming nouns from verbs of action.
    berth, blowth, drawth, flowth, growth, health, sight, spilth, stealth, theft, weight
  2. (rare) Forming nouns from adjectives.
    breadth, coolth, dearth, depth, filth, height/heighth, length, roomth, strength, troth, truth, sloth/slowth, warmth, wealth, width, wrath, wrength youth/youngth
Synonyms

Etymology 2

Representing Old English -þa, -þe, -oþa, -oþe, derived from a Proto-Indo-European superlative suffix.

Suffix

-th

  1. Used to form the ordinal numeral when the final term of the spelled number is not “first”, “second”, or “third”.
    the 4th/Fourth of July
Coordinate terms
Translations

Etymology 3

Representing Old English -eþ, -aþ, .

Suffix

-th

  1. (archaic) A variant of -eth, used to form the archaic third-person singular indicative present tense of verbs.
    comecometh
    havehath

See also

<a class='CategoryTreeLabel CategoryTreeLabelNs14 CategoryTreeLabelCategory' href='/wiki/Category:English_words_suffixed_with_-th'>English words suffixed with -th</a>