hate

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See also: hâte and hâté

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English hete, from Proto-Germanic *hataz ‎(hatred, hate), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱād- ‎(strong emotion). Cognate with West Frisian haat, Dutch haat, German Hass, Swedish hat.

The verb is from Middle English haten, from Old English hatian ‎(to hate, treat as an enemy), from Proto-Germanic *hatōną ‎(to hate), from Proto-Germanic *hataz. Cognate with Dutch haten, German hassen, Swedish hata, French haïr (a Germanic borrowing).

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hate ‎(countable and uncountable, plural hates)

  1. An object of hatred.
    One of my pet hates is traffic wardens.
  2. Hatred.
    He gave me a look filled with pure hate.
  3. (Internet, colloquial) Negative feedback, abusive behaviour.
    There was a lot of hate in the comments on my vlog about Justin Bieber from his fans.

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hate ‎(third-person singular simple present hates, present participle hating, simple past and past participle hated)

  1. (transitive) To dislike intensely or greatly.
    I hate men who take advantage of women.
  2. (transitive, slang) To dislike intensely due to envy.
    Don't be hating my weave, girl, you're just jealous!
  3. (informal, originally African American Vernacular) To feel or act spitefully towards (with "on").
    • 2012, Stephanie Perry Moore, Keep Jumping/No Hating (page 11)
      I could feel other girls in the room hating on me and my friends with their stares.

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Cia-Cia[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Austronesian *qaCay.

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hate ‎(Hangul spelling 하떼)

  1. (anatomy) liver (organ of the body)

References[edit]

  • Van den Berg, Rene (1991). "Preliminary Notes on the Cia-Cia Language," in Excursies in Celebes, pp. 305-324.

Dutch[edit]

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hate

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of haten

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hate

  1. rōmaji reading of はて

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hata

Verb[edit]

hate ‎(imperative hat, present tense hater, passive hates, simple past and past participle hata or hatet, present participle hatende)

  1. to hate (somebody / something)

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