høj

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hár, from Proto-Germanic *hauhaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kewk-, a suffixed form of *kew-. Compare Norwegian høg, Swedish hög.

Adjective[edit]

høj (neuter højt, definite and plural høje, comparative højere, superlative højest)

  1. high (e.g. building, price, heel, grass)
  2. tall (e.g. person, building, tree)
  3. loud (e.g. voice, noise)
  4. high (from drugs)
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse haugr, from Proto-Germanic *haugaz (height, high place, hill). More at huge.

Noun[edit]

høj c (singular definite højen, plural indefinite høje)

  1. hill
  2. hillock, mound
Inflection[edit]