hest

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, alteration of Middle English hes from Old English hǣs (command). Akin to Old English hātan "to command". More at hight

Noun[edit]

hest (plural hests)

  1. (obsolete) Command, injunction.
    • 1610, The Tempest, by Shakespeare, act 3 scene 1
      FERDINAND: [...] What is your name?
      MIRANDA. Miranda — O my father! / I have broke your hest to say so.

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Danish[edit]

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hest

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hestr (stallion), from Proto-Germanic *hangistaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɛst/, [hɛsd̥]

Noun[edit]

hest c (singular definite hesten, plural indefinite heste)

  1. horse

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Norwegian[edit]

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hest

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hestr, from Proto-Germanic *hangistaz.

Noun[edit]

hest m

  1. horse

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References[edit]

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

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭧𐭱𐭲 (hašt), from Old Persian, from Proto-Iranian, Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw. Ossetian аст (ast), Pashto اته (atë), Avestan 𐬀𐬱𐬙𐬀 (ašta), Sanskrit अष्ट (aṣṭa), Hindi आठ (āṭh).

Numeral[edit]

hest (hašt)

  1. eight