Other Word Forms of Tithe
Origin of Tithe
Old English tēoþa (Old English underwent the Ingvaeonic nasal spirant law, which resulted in the elimination of the nasal consonant from Germanic *tehunþ-). Compare Icelandic tíund.
Middle English tithe consisting of a tenth part of one's goods or income from Old English tēotha tenth, tithe dekm̥ in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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