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See also: hut, hút, hűt, and huť



Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German huot, from Proto-Germanic *hōdaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kadʰ- (to protect). Cognate to Dutch hoed, English hood.


Hut m (genitive Huts or Hutes, plural Hüte, diminutive Hütchen n)

  1. hat (see usage notes)
  2. (of mushrooms) head; top
Usage notes[edit]
  • German Hut is typically used of hats from a relatively firm fabric (or other material), with or without a brim, but with no peak. In other words, it is not commonly used of hats that could be called a “cap” (Mütze; Kappe) or “bonnet” (Haube).
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old High German huota, from Proto-Indo-European *kadh- (to protect).


Hut f

  1. guard
    auf der Hut sein - to be on guard
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