høj

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hár, from Proto-Germanic *hauhaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kewk-, a suffixed form of *kew-. Compare Norwegian høg, Swedish hög.

Adjective[edit]

høj (neuter højt, definite and plural høje, comparative højere, superlative højest)

  1. high (e.g. building, price, heel, grass)
  2. tall (e.g. person, building, tree)
  3. loud (e.g. voice, noise)
  4. high (from drugs)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse haugr, from the adjective hár.

Noun[edit]

høj c (singular definite højen, plural indefinite høje)

  1. hill
  2. hillock, mound
Inflection[edit]