Forthan meaning

(now chiefly dialectal, Northern England) For this reason; therefore.
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(now chiefly dialectal, Northern England) For the reason that; because.
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Origin of forthan

  • From Middle English forthan, from Old English forþan, forþǣm (“for that reason, because”), from for + þǣm, dative case of þæt (“that”). More at for, than, that, for that.
    From Wiktionary