From Middle English thrugh, thruch, thruh, metathetic variants of thurgh, thurh, from Old English þorh, þurh, þerh, þærh, from Proto-Germanic *þurhw ("through"), from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥h₂kʷe, suffixed zero-grade from *terh₂- + *-kʷe. Cognate with Scots throch ("through"), West Frisian troch ("through"), Dutch door ("through"), German durch ("through"), Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌷 ("through"), Latin trans ("across, over, through"), Albanian tërthor ("through, around"), Welsh tra ("through"). See also thorough.
From Middle English thrugh, þrouȝ, throgh, from Old English þrūh, from Proto-Germanic *þrūhs, from Proto-Indo-European *terh₃u-.
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