English - Etymology
From Middle English thought, ithoȝt, from Old English þōht, ġeþōht (“process of thinking, thought; mind; a thought, idea, purpose; decree; compassion, viscera”) and geþeaht (“thought, consideration, counsel, advice, direction; design, contrivance, scheme; council, assembly”), from Proto-Germanic *þanhtaz, *gaþanhtą (“thought”), from Proto-Indo-European *teng- (“to think”). Cognate with Scots thocht (“thought”), Saterland Frisian Toacht (“thought”), West Frisian oandacht (“attention, regard, thought”), Dutch gedachte (“thought”), German Andacht (“reverence, devotion, prayer”), Icelandic þóttur (“thought”).
English - Pronunciation
English - Noun
- Form created in the mind, rather than the forms perceived through the five senses; an instance of thinking.
- (uncountable) The process by which such forms arise or are manipulated; thinking.
A way of thinking (associated with a group, nation or region).
- "Eastern thought".