How Do You Spell WATH?

Pronunciation: [wˈaθ] (IPA)

Correct spelling for the English word "wath" is [wˈaθ], [wˈaθ], [w_ˈa_θ] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

Common Misspellings for WATH

Etymology of WATH

The word "wath" primarily refers to a dialectal term in Yorkshire, England, pronounced /wɒθ/. It is derived from the Old Norse word "vath", which means "ford" or "shallow water". This Old Norse term was brought by the Viking settlers who arrived in Yorkshire during the early medieval period. Over time, the pronunciation and spelling of the word evolved, leading to its current variant, "wath". In Yorkshire, "wath" is typically used to describe a shallow part of a river or a fordable area where a river can be crossed on foot or by vehicle.


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