hanter

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Welsh hanner, from Proto-Celtic *santeros.

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Noun[edit]

hanter m (plural hanterioù)

  1. half

Adjective[edit]

hanter

  1. half

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French hanter, from Old French hanter (to frequent, abide in one place), from Old English hāmettan (to bring home; provide a home for; house) or/and Old Norse heimta (to bring home); both from Proto-Germanic *haimatjaną (to bring home, house). More at haunt.

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Verb[edit]

hanter

  1. to haunt
  2. to frequent

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse heimta (to bring home, house) or/and from Old English hāmettan (to house); both from Proto-Germanic *haimatjaną (to bring home, house).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

hanter

  1. to frequent
  2. (Jersey) to haunt
    • 2010, Mêfie-té des Monstres: Tchiques légendes dé Jèrri, Jersey: Le Don Balleine, L'Office du Jèrriais, →ISBN:
      Nou dit u'chu c'mîn est hanté... par la vioge
      We say that the road is haunted... by the evil spirit

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