honte

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

honto +‎ -e

Adverb[edit]

honte

  1. shamefully
  2. ashamedly

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French hunte (dishonour), from Frankish *haunitha (disdain, scorn, ridicule), from Proto-Germanic *hauniþō (humiliation), from Proto-Indo-European *kaw- (to be evil, make evil). Cognate with Old High German hōnida (dishonour), Middle Dutch hoonde (dishonour), Old English hīenþ, hīenþu (humiliation). More at hean.

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Noun[edit]

honte f (plural hontes)

  1. shame (feeling)

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Frankish *haunitha.

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Noun[edit]

honte f (oblique plural hontes, nominative singular honte, nominative plural hontes)

  1. shame (feeling)