Adjective "eth" definition and examples

(Eth may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ɛð/

Definitions and examples

noun

An Old English letter, ð or Ð, representing the dental fricatives /ð/ and /θ/. It was superseded by the digraph th, but is now used as a phonetic symbol for the voiced dental fricative /ð/.

    Ethiopia (international vehicle registration).

      More definitions

      1. 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. Eth.

      1. Ethiopia. -eth1

      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.

      More examples(as adjective)

      "classes can be eth."

      Origin

      From Danish edh, perhaps representing the sound of the letter.