rewthe etymology

Middle English word rewthe comes from English rue, English -th

Detailed word origin of rewthe

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
rue English (eng) (archaic, or, dialectal) Pity; compassion.. (archaic, or, dialectal) Sorrow; repentance; regret. (archaic, intransitive) To feel compassion or pity.. (archaic, intransitive) To feel sorrow or regret.. (obsolete, transitive) To cause to feel sorrow or pity.. (obsolete, transitive) To cause to repent of sin or regret some past action.. (transitive) To repent of or regret (some past action or [...]
-th English (eng) (no longer productive) Forming nouns from adjectives.. (no longer productive) Forming nouns from verbs of action. Used to form the ordinal numeral when the final term of the spelled number is not “first”, “second”, or “third”. (archaic) A variant of -eth, used to form the archaic third-person singular indicative present tense of verbs.
ruthe Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as rewthe

Descendants of rue
reowthe reuthe ruthe
Descendants of -th
derth derþe warmth youhthe youthe ȝeoȝuthe ȝewethe ȝouthe ȝuwethe ȝuȝethe