héich

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • héi (northern and eastern dialects)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German hōch, from Old High German hōh, from Proto-West Germanic *hauh, from Proto-Germanic *hauhaz. The umlaut is perhaps generalised from the compared forms and the noun Héicht. Cognate with German hoch, Dutch hoog, English high, West Frisian heech, Icelandic hár.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hei̯χ/, [hɜɪ̯ɕ]

Adjective[edit]

héich (masculine héijen, neuter héicht, comparative méi héich or héijer, superlative am héchsten or am héichsten)

  1. high
  2. tall

Derived terms[edit]