hate

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See also: hâte and hâté

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From Old English hete, from Proto-Germanic *hataz (hatred, hate), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱād- (strong emotion). Cognate with West Frisian haat, Dutch haat, German Hass, Swedish hat.

The verb is from Middle English haten, from Old English hatian (to hate, treat as an enemy), from Proto-Germanic *hatōną (to hate), from Proto-Germanic *hataz. Cognate with Dutch haten, German hassen, Swedish hata, French haïr (a Germanic borrowing).

Noun[edit]

hate (countable and uncountable, plural hates)

  1. An object of hatred.
    One of my pet hates is traffic wardens.
  2. Hatred.
    He gave me a look filled with pure hate.
  3. (Internet, colloquial) Negative feedback, abusive behaviour.
    There was a lot of hate in the comments on my vlog about Justin Bieber from his fans.

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hate (third-person singular simple present hates, present participle hating, simple past and past participle hated)

  1. (transitive) To dislike intensely or greatly.
    I hate men who take advantage of women.
  2. (transitive, slang) To dislike intensely due to envy.
    Don't be hating my weave, girl, you're just jealous!

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Cia-Cia[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Austronesian *qaCay.

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hate (Hangul spelling 하떼)

  1. (anatomy) liver (organ of the body)

References[edit]

  • Van den Berg, Rene (1991). "Preliminary Notes on the Cia-Cia Language," in Excursies in Celebes, pp. 305-324.

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hate

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of haten

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hate

  1. rōmaji reading of はて