hæst

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *haifstiz (violence). Akin to Old Frisian hāste (haste), Old Norse heifst (hatred), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐍆𐍃𐍄𐍃 (haifsts, quarrel), Lithuanian kaipstù, kaiptī (to be dizzy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hǣst f

  1. violence, fury
  2. strife

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Adjective[edit]

hǣst

  1. violent
  2. vehement

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