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See also: hoy

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Norwegian høg, from Proto-Germanic *hauhaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kewk-, a suffixed form of *kew-

Alternative forms[edit]

  • høg (also Nynorsk)


høy ‎(neuter singular høyt, definite singular and plural høye, comparative høyere, indefinite superlative høyest, definite superlative høyeste)

  1. high, tall
  2. loud
    Han snakker veldig høyt.‎ ― He speaks very loud.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hey, from Proto-Germanic *hawją.


høy n ‎(definite singular høyet, indefinite plural høy, definite plural høya or høyene)

  1. hay