-th
Pronunciation Suffix
  1. (no longer productive) Used to form nouns from verbs of action.
    berth, birth, blowth, drawth, flowth, growth, health, sight, spilth, stealth, theft, weight
  2. (no longer productive) Used to form nouns from adjectives.
    breadth, coolth, dampth, dearth, depth, filth, height/heighth, length, roomth, ruth, strength, troth, truth, sloth/slowth, warmth, wealth, width, wrath, wrength, youth/youngth,
Synonyms Suffix
  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
  2. (mathematics) Used to form a term denoting the ordinal numeral corresponding to the value, being a natural number, of a mathematical expression.
    The nth term of a geometrical progression whose first term is a and common ratio is r is given by arn.
Translations
  • French: -ième
  • German: -te (for: 0, 1, 2, ..., 19, 100), -ste (for: 20, 30, 40, ..., 90, 1000)
  • Italian: -esimo, -to (4, 5, 6), -imo (7, 10)
  • Portuguese: -ésimo (productive; 20, 30, 40, …, 100, 1000, 1000000, …), -eiro (1, 3, 11, 13, 21, 23, 31, 33, …), -to (4, 5, 6, 14, 15, 16, …), -avo (8, 18, 28, …), -imo (7, 10, 11, 20, 30, 40, …)
  • Russian: (various endings exist) -ый
  • Spanish: -ero (1, 3, 11, 13, 21, 23, 31, 33, ...), -to (4, 5, 6, 14, 15, 16, 24, 25, 26, ...), -avo (8, 18, 28, ...), -imo (7, 10, 11, 12), -ésimo (20, 30, 40, 50, ... 100, ...)
Suffix
  1. (archaic) A variant of -eth, used to form the archaic third-person singular indicative present tense of verbs.
    comecometh
    havehath
    dodoth
    saysaith



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