hes

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English[edit]

Contraction[edit]

hes

  1. (informal, nonstandard) Alternative form of he's

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Etymology 1[edit]

Germanic, from German, either Hesse 'Hessian' (possibly via Hessenkiel), or from Häsz, Hesz 'clothing, dress'

Noun[edit]

hes m (plural hessen, diminutive hesje n)

  1. A short, protective type of blouse or shirt, typicallly worn by manual laborers
  2. A light version of the above, worn as a signal, notably to be noticed by traffic

Note: It is mostly used in its diminutive form (hesje).

Etymology 2[edit]

From German hässlich (hateful).

Adjective[edit]

hes (comparative hesser, superlative meest hes or hest)

  1. (obsolete) alternative form of hesselijk, heslijk
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