Definitions For Unto

Preposition

{{en-prep}} (archaic, or, poetic) Up to, indicating a motion towards a thing and then stopping at it. : {{ux, en, Sir Gawain rode unto the nearby castle.}} (archaic, or, poetic) to, to, indicating an indirect object. : And the Lord said unto Moses [...]

Derived terms

law unto oneself

Translations

Arabic: إِلَى Esperanto: ĝis Finnish: use the allative case French: jusqu'à German: auf, zu Latin: ad, usque, sub Malagasy: tamin'ny Turkish: -e doğru, -e kadar

Conjunction

{{en-con}} (obsolete, poetic) Up to the time or degree that; until.{{rfquote, en}}

Synonyms

till; see also thesaurus:until

Alternative forms

{{alter, en, vnto, , obsolete}}

Etymology

from middle english unto, from {{inh + en + ang + *untō}}, *und tō, equivalent to un + t1=against; toward; up to + to. cognate with {{cog + ofs + ont to}} {{gloss + "until"; > {{cog + stq + antou + t=until}}}} (cf. {{cog + ofs + und + t=up to; till}}, {{cog + ofs + til + t=till; to}}), {{cog + osx + untō}}, untuo + t=until, {{cog + goh + unze}}, unzi, unza + t=until, {{cog + non + und + t=as far as; up to}}, {{cog + got + 𐌿𐌽𐍄𐌴 + t=until; as long as}}.

See also

onto

Anagrams

nout

Is Unto a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
4
Words with Friends
6

The word Unto is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

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