Teth vs Tetch - What's the difference?

teth | tetch |

As nouns the difference between teth and tetch

is that teth is the ninth letter of many semitic alphabets/abjads (phoenician, aramaic, hebrew, syriac, arabic and others) while tetch is .

As a verb tetch is




Alternative forms

* * tet


  • The ninth letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
  • tetch



  • (regional)
  • * {{quote-book, year=1877, author=Samuel Woodworth Cozzens, title=The Young Trail Hunters, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage="Wal, I sot there, eatin' away, and, the fust thing I knowed, I kind 'er felt suthin' tetch my shoulder. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1880, author=Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens), title=Roughing It, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=The minute we'd tetch off a blast 'n' the fuse'd begin to sizzle, he'd give a look as much as to say: 'Well, I'll have to git you to excuse me,' an' it was surpris'n' the way he'd shin out of that hole 'n' go f'r a tree. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1919, author=O. Henry, title=Roads of Destiny, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage="Miss Lucy tetch you on de shoulder," continued the old man, never heeding, "wid a s'ord, and say: 'I mek you a knight, Suh Robert--rise up, pure and fearless and widout reproach.' }}


  • * {{quote-news, year=2001, date=November 2, author=Monica Kendrick, title=Spot Check, work=Chicago Reader citation
  • , passage=The three songs I've heard so far are low-key and restrained, with a tetch of honky-tonk tension--the sound of a heart being bounced up and down like a squishy yo-yo. }}