Definition of daith in English:

daith

(also daith piercing)

Pronunciation /däTH/ /dɑθ/ /dāTH/ /deɪθ/

noun

  • A piercing through the inner cartilage fold of the ear, just above the earhole.

    • ‘my daith healed easily compared to the rest of my piercings’

Origin

1990s perhaps from Hebrew da‘aṯ ‘knowledge’ (possibly with reference to the belief that a ring in a daith piercing allows only intelligent speech to be heard).