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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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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hest

  1. indefinite accusative singular of hestur

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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hest

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

hest m (definite singular hesten, indefinite plural hester, definite plural hestene)

  1. a horse

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

hest m (definite singular hesten, indefinite plural hestar, definite plural hestane)

  1. a horse

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Zazaki[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Persian هشت (hašt)), from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw.

Numeral[edit]

hest

  1. eight