hei

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hei f (plural heides or heiden, diminutive heitje n)

  1. Alternative form of heide

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hei

  1. hi
  2. bye (often repeated twice for goodbye: "hei hei")
  3. hey

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

hei

  1. first-person singular present indicative of haber

German Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (more common in the western dialects, though still found in Mecklenburgisch, Western Pomeranian and Low Prussian alongside hei) he

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɛɪ̯/, /haɪ̯/

Pronoun[edit]

hei m (genitive sin, dative em, dative 2 jüm, accusative en)

  1. (in some dialects, including, Mecklenburgisch, Western Pomeranian and Low Prussian, personal) Alternative form of he
    (Low Prussian) Hei ös to lat.
    He is too late.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Which dative is employed depends on dialect, not on function.
  • Some dialects might consider any of the inflected forms obsolete.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hei

  1. rōmaji reading of へい

Luxembourgish[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hei

  1. here, in this place

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hei (Zhuyin ㄏㄟ˙)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of hēi.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Maori[edit]

Particle[edit]

hei

  1. Future locative particle

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hei.

Interjection[edit]

hei

  1. hi (greeting)
    • hei!
      hi!
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse heiðr.

Noun[edit]

hei m, f (Bokmål and Nynorsk)

  1. a heath

References[edit]

  • “hei” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • hey (obsolete)
  • ey (obsolete)
  • ei (obsolete)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hei

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of haver

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Vallader) hai

Interjection[edit]

hei

  1. (Puter, Vallader) yes (used to indicate agreement with the speaker in a conversation)

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) gea
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Vallader) bain
  • (Sursilvan) gie, (Sursilvan) bein
  • (Sutsilvan) bagn
  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) ea
  • (Surmiran) gea bagn
  • (Puter, Vallader) bainschi, schi

Scots[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hei

  1. (South Scots, personal) he

See also[edit]