Haupt

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From Old High German houbit, from Proto-Germanic *haubudą, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kauput-, *kaput-. Cognate with Low German Hööft, Dutch hoofd, English head, Danish hoved, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌿𐌱𐌹𐌸 (haubiþ).

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Haupt n (genitive Hauptes or Haupts, plural Häupter)

  1. (poetic) head
  2. main (in compounds)
  3. chief or leader of a unit of men (in compounds)

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