-th


-th
I
aff. a suffix forming nouns of action (birth) or abstract nouns denoting quality or condition (depth; length; warmth)
Etymology: ME -th(e), OE -thu, -tho, -th (var. -t after a velar, f, or s), c. Go -itha, L -tus, Gk -tos II
-th
aff. a suffix used in the formation of ordinal numbers:
fourth; tenth[/ex]
Etymology: ME -the, -te, OE -tha, -the (var. -ta after f or s), c. ON -thi, -di, L -tus, Gk -tos; cf. -eth II III
-th
aff. var. of -eth:
doth[/ex]

From formal English to slang. 2014.


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