hate

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See also: hâte and hâté

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English haten, from Old English hatian (to hate, treat as an enemy), from Proto-Germanic *hatōną (to hate), from Proto-Germanic *hataz (hatred, hate), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱād- (strong emotion). Cognate with Dutch haten, German hassen, Swedish hata, French haïr (a Germanic borrowing).

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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!
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English hete, from Proto-Germanic *hataz. Cognate with West Frisian haat, Dutch haat, German Hass, Swedish hat.

Noun[edit]

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 Beiber from his fans.
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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.

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hate

  1. singular present subjunctive of haten

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hate

  1. rōmaji reading of はて