-eth

-eth
-eth1
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.
Also, -th.
[OE -eth, -ath, -oth, -th; akin to L -t]
-eth2
var. of -th2, the ordinal suffix, used when the cardinal number ends in -y: twentieth; thirtieth.

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Universalium. 2010.

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