ruthe etymology

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

Detailed word origin of ruthe

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-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.
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 [...]
reowthe Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as ruthe

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