haust

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

haust

  1. Second-person singular present of hauen.
  2. Second-person singular present of hausen.
  3. Third-person singular present of hausen.
  4. Second-person plural present of hausen.
  5. Imperative plural of hausen.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse haust from earlier haustr (masculine), from Proto-Germanic *harƀustaz, *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 úrskrifaðist haustið 2007.
    I graduated fall 2007.

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See also[edit]

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

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse haust, from Proto-Germanic *harƀustaz, *harbistaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kerp-. Cognates include Danish 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

Old Norse[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [hɒust]

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-.

Noun[edit]

haust m (genitive hausts, plural haust)

  1. autumn, fall

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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