Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The letter ð, used in Old English and Old Saxon manuscripts to represent both the voiceless sound (th) of Modern English thin and the voiced sound (ᴛʜ) of Modern English this, and in modern Icelandic orthography to represent the voiced sound (ᴛʜ).
  • noun The symbol (ð) in the International Phonetic Alphabet representing the voiced interdental fricative, as in the or either.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name of the Anglo-Saxon letter đ or Ð representing the sound of th in that, this, smooth, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The name of the Anglo-Saxon letter ð, capital form Ð. It is sounded as “English th in a similar word: ōðer, other, dôð, doth.”

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of eth.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Icelandic.]

Examples

  • “Yeah, edh, sorry most of us can no longer have our heartstrings stir at the memory of the Decider striding triumphantly across the carrier with the “Mission Accomplished” banner plastered behind him.”

    Matthew Yglesias » Arab Spring

  • As if “France,” as an abstract notion, should be heeded irrespective of policy. edh Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Arab Spring

  • June 17th, 2007 at 8: 47 pm edh, tyrany is a bad thing, you are right.

    Matthew Yglesias » Arab Spring

  • Some, like me, believe that America has a leading role to play in the world to promote freedom, and sometimes that will involves force, but ONLY as a last resort, and only if it can be accomplished realistically and is in our national interest. edh Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Arab Spring

  • Yeah, edh, sorry most of us can no longer have our heartstrings stir at the memory of the Decider striding triumphantly across the carrier with the “Mission Accomplished” banner plastered behind him.

    Matthew Yglesias » Arab Spring

  • Just go crawl in a hole a die for all the universe cares. edh Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Arab Spring

  • Yes, edh, I know, but do we really want childish adults?

    "Forever Young."

  • _Eriksgata_, from _edh-vreks-gata (ed-givar-gata) _, the journey of early kings to receive the homage of their subjects.

    Fritiofs Saga

  • '' Bab edh-Dhra '', which is thought to be the modern name for Sodom, and '' Numeira '', thought to be Gomorrah, were destroyed at the same time by some catastrophe that left debris about three feet thick.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • '' Bab edh-Dhra '', which is thought to be the modern name for Sodom, and '' Numeira '', thought to be Gomorrah, were destroyed at the same time by some catastrophe that left debris about three feet thick.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

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