Heide

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Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (near Venray) De Haej (dialect spelling)

Etymology[edit]

  • (Venray) First attested as de Heijde in 1838-1857. Derived from heide (heath, heathland).
  • (Friesland) First attested as De Heyde in 1718. Calque of West Frisian De Heide, derived from heide (heath, heathland).
  • (Heumen) Derived from heide (heath, heathland).
  • (Montferland) First attested as Diemsche Heyde in 1729. Derived from heide (heath, heathland).
  • (Echt-Susteren) First attested as Heijde in 1838-1857. Derived from heide (heath, heathland).
  • (Leudal, Heythuysen) First attested as Heide in 1899. Derived from heide (heath, heathland). See also Limburgish Hei, De Heihoezer.
  • (Leudal, Roggel) First attested as Heide in 1835. Derived from heide (heath, heathland).
  • (Roermond) First attested as Heijer huysen in the second half of the 17th century. Derived from heide (heath, heathland). See also Limburgish De Hei.

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Proper noun[edit]

Heide n

  1. A village in Venray, Limburg, Netherlands.
  2. A hamlet in De Fryske Marren, Friesland, Netherlands.
    Synonym: De Heide (Frisian, unofficial)
  3. A hamlet in Heumen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  4. A hamlet in Montferland, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  5. A hamlet in Echt-Susteren, Limburg, Netherlands.
  6. A hamlet in Leudal, Limburg, Netherlands.
  7. A hamlet in Leudal, Limburg, Netherlands.
  8. A hamlet in Roermond, Limburg, Netherlands.

German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German heide, from Old High German heida, from Proto-West Germanic *haiþi, from Proto-Germanic *haiþī. More at heath.

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Noun[edit]

Heide f (genitive Heide, plural Heiden)

  1. heath, heathland
  2. (regional) woodland, forest, usually coniferous forest (esp. pine) on barren, sandy soil[1]
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Proper noun[edit]

Heide m or f (proper noun, surname, masculine genitive Heides or (with an article) Heide, feminine genitive Heide, plural Heides or Heide)

  1. a topographic surname

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old High German heidano.

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Noun[edit]

Heide m (weak, genitive Heiden, plural Heiden, feminine Heidin)

  1. heathen, pagan, Gentile / gentile
    • 1888 May 3, Friedrich Nietzsche, “An die Schwester in Paraguay”, in Friedrich Nietzsches Briefe an Mutter und Schwester, volume 5, Leipzig: Insel-Verlag, published 1909, page 777:
      Ich bin der Enttäuschteste aller Wagnerianer, denn in dem Augenblick, wo es anständiger als je war Heide zu sein, wurde Wagner Christ.
      I am the most disappointed of all Wagnerians, for at that moment when it was more respectable than ever to be pagan, he turned Christian.
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Etymology 3[edit]

From the given name Adelheid.

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Heide f (genitive Heides or Heide)

  1. a diminutive of the female given name Adelheid
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Etymology 4[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Heide n (proper noun, genitive Heides or (optionally with an article) Heide)

  1. A municipality of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

References[edit]

  1. ^ Heide” in Duden online

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German Low German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɦɛɪðə/, /ɦɛɪɾə/, /ɦaɪðə/, /ɦaɪɾə/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German heide f, from Old Saxon hētha, from Proto-Germanic *haiþī. More at heath.

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Noun[edit]

Heide f (plural Heiden)

  1. heath

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German heide m, from Old Saxon hēthan, hēthino (heathen), from Proto-Germanic *haiþinaz. More at heathen.

Noun[edit]

Heide m (plural Heiden)

  1. heathen

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Noun[edit]

Heide

  1. plural of Heid