Adjective "eth" definition and examples

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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 It was superseded by the digraph th, but is now used as a phonetic symbol for the voiced dental fricative /ð/.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).

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      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.

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      "classes can be eth."


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