How Do You Spell TITHING?

Pronunciation: [tˈa͡ɪðɪŋ] (IPA)

Tithing is a word that is often misspelled due to its unique pronunciation. In IPA phonetic transcription, it is spelled /ˈtaɪðɪŋ/. The "th" sound is actually a voiced dental fricative, which is represented by the symbol "ð". The "i" in the second syllable is pronounced as a short "i" sound, while the "ng" ending is a velar nasal sound. Remembering these phonetic details can help ensure the correct spelling of this word, which refers to the act of giving a certain percentage of income to the church or other religious organization.

TITHING Meaning and Definition

  1. Tithing refers to the act of giving a specific portion or percentage of one's earnings or wealth to a religious institution, usually a church, as an act of religious obligation or gratitude. The term "tithing" is derived from the Old English word "teotha" which means "tenth," indicating the common practice of giving one-tenth of one's income or assets.

    In various religious traditions, tithing serves as a way for believers to show their devotion, obedience, and support to their faith community. It is often viewed as a spiritual practice and a form of worship, as it symbolizes a recognition that all wealth and resources ultimately belong to a higher power.

    Historically, tithing has existed in numerous cultures and religions, with variations in the specific amount or calculation methods. Regardless of the precise guidelines, tithing generally involves regular contributions, either weekly, monthly, or annually, depending on the individual's financial capability.

    The funds collected through tithing are typically used to support the religious institution's various activities and ministries, such as maintaining the premises, assisting the less fortunate, funding educational programs, or supporting clergy members. Additionally, tithing often enables the religious organization to engage in charitable work that benefits the broader community.

    While tithing is primarily associated with religious practices, it is important to note that its significance and adherence may vary among individuals and different religious denominations, ranging from optional to obligatory. Tithing is often seen as a personal decision and an expression of one's faith and gratitude.

  2. In Eng. in AS. times, a district originally containing ten householders, who were sureties to the king of the good behaviour of ezch other.

    Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Etymology of TITHING

The word "tithing" derives from the Old English term "teoþing", which means "tenth". The word originated from the medieval practice of tithing, which refers to the obligation of individuals to contribute one-tenth of their agricultural or monetary income to support the church or community. It was a common practice in medieval England and was later adapted by various Christian denominations around the world. The term "tithing" has its roots in the concept of "tithes", which are the portion of income given as a religious contribution.

Plural form of TITHING is TITHINGS

Conjugate verb Tithing


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