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 History of this Word

"th" is from "tos" spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

More words with this suffix,
length
warmth
health
growth

Words related to this meaning

grammar is modifier

"-th 1" is a type of suffix

Definition

A word ending that indicates action, quality or condition. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.

Examples of how the word is used

-th illustration She has not given birth to any other kittens.
-th illustration Make sure the pump is below the lowest possible water depth.