haust

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

haust

  1. second-person singular present of hauen
  2. inflection of hausen:
    1. second/third-person singular present
    2. second-person plural present
    3. plural imperative

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse haust from earlier haustr (masculine), from Proto-Germanic *harbustaz, *harbistaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kerp-. Compare Old English hærfest, English harvest, the Old High German Herbist; German Herbst, Danish høst and Swedish höst.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

haust n (genitive singular hausts, nominative plural haust)

  1. autumn, fall
    Ég útskrifaðist haustið 2007.
    I graduated fall 2007.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Seasons in Icelandic · árstíðir (layout · text)
vor (spring) sumar (summer) haust (autumn) vetur (winter)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse haust, from Proto-Germanic *harƀustaz, *harbistaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kerp-. Cognates include Danish høst, Norwegian Bokmål høst, Swedish höst, German Herbst and English harvest.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

haust m (definite singular hausten, indefinite plural haustar, definite plural haustane)

  1. autumn, fall
  2. harvest

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

haust

  1. imperative of hausta

References[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier haustr (masculine, like vetr (winter) and sumarr (summer)), from Proto-Germanic *harƀustaz, variant of *harbistaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kerp-.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [hɒust]

Noun[edit]

haust n (genitive hausts, plural haust)

  1. autumn, fall

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: høst
  • Faroese: heyst
  • Icelandic: haust

References[edit]

  • haust in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin haustus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xawst/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

haust m inan

  1. gulp, swig

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • haust in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • haust in Polish dictionaries at PWN