Wt/sco/tho

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(No language code specified.): /ðəʊ/
  • (US) IPA(No language code specified.): /ðoʊ/
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Etymology 1[edit]

Frae Middle English tho, tha, frae Old English þā (the, those, plural), frae Proto-Germanic Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist., frae Proto-Indo-European Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist., Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist..

Article[edit]

tho

  1. (obsolete) The (plural form); those.

Pronoun[edit]

tho

  1. (obsolete) Those; they.

Etymology 2[edit]

Frae Middle English tho, tha, frae Old English Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist., frae Proto-Germanic Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist., frae Proto-Indo-European Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist., Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist..

Adverb[edit]

tho (nae comparable)

  1. (now dialectal) Then; thareupon.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.2:
      Tho, her avizing of the vertues rare / Which thereof spoken were, she gan againe / Her to bethink of that mote to her selfe pertaine.

Conjunction[edit]

tho

  1. (dialectal) When.

Etymology 3[edit]

American Inglis; Alteration o though.

Adverb[edit]

tho

  1. (informal, chiefly US) Alternative spellin o though.
    • 2009, John Hough, Seen the Glory: A Novel of the Battle of Gettysburg[1], Simon and Schuster, ISBN 9781416589655, page 121:
      I wonder now when I will find time to read it but it is a treasure anyway tho heavy in my knapsack, …

Anagrams[edit]


Crimean Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Article[edit]

tho

  1. the
    • 1562, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq:
      omnibus vero dictionibus praeponebat articulum tho aut the

Usage notes[edit]

While it is likely that Crimean Gothic retained grammatical gender, de Busbecq's letter daes nae mention which airticles are uised wi which wirds, makin it impossible tae reconstruct thair gender.


Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

Wt/sco/tho (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

  1. though, however