aht

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

aht (comparative more aht, superlative most aht)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of out.
    • 1897, W. Somerset Maugham, Liza of Lambeth[1]:
      'Git aht!' said Liza, pushing him away, not too gently.
    • 1909, H. G. Wells, Ann Veronica[2]:
      "Kick aht at 'em!" though, indeed, she went now with Christian meekness, resenting only the thrusting policemen's hands.
    • 1916, Various, Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, February 23, 1916[3]:
      "Look aht, Percy," enjoined a hollow but reassuring voice, "'ere comes another!"

Anagrams[edit]


Vilamovian[edit]

Vilamovian cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : aht
    Ordinal : ahty

Alternative forms[edit]

  • aocht (Józef Gara's orthography)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German ahto, from Proto-Germanic *ahtōu, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw. Compare Dutch acht, English eight, Danish otte, Swedish åtta.

Numeral[edit]

aht

  1. (cardinal) eight

Related terms[edit]