Hass

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See also: häss and Haß

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German haz, from Proto-Germanic *hataz (compare Dutch haat, English hate, Danish had). Cognate with Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐍄𐌹𐍃 (hatis), Old Norse hatr, Old English hete, Old Saxon heti.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [has]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -as

Noun[edit]

Hass m (genitive Hasses, no plural)

  1. hatred, hate
    Der heilige Hass
    Holy Hatred
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    Hatred is something peculiar. You will always find it strongest and most violent where there is the lowest degree of culture. ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Haß in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891

Further reading[edit]

  • Hass in Duden online

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German Hass, Dutch haat, English hate.

Noun[edit]

Hass m

  1. hate, hatred
  2. spite