haut

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French.

Adjective[edit]

haut (comparative more haut, superlative most haut)

  1. (obsolete) Haughty.
    • Milton
      nations proud and haut

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for haut in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

haut

  1. plural of haku

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French hault, from Old French haut, halt (high, tall, elevated), a conflation of Frankish *hauh, *hōh (high, tall, elevated) and Latin altus (high, raised, profound). Akin to Old High German hōh (high, tall, elevated). More at high, haughty.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

haut (feminine singular haute, masculine plural hauts, feminine plural hautes)

  1. high
  2. tall

Adverb[edit]

haut

  1. high

Noun[edit]

haut m (plural hauts)

  1. top

Usage notes[edit]

  • The aspirated, or Germanic, h precludes elision: la haute cuisine.

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German[edit]

Verb[edit]

haut

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

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hūt, from Proto-Germanic *hūdiz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)keu-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

haut

  1. skin; hide
    • 2008, Ursula Wiesemann, Contribuição ao desenvolvimento de uma ortografia da língua Hunsrik falada na América do Sul, Associação Internacional de Lingüística – SIL Brasil, page 30:
      praut, kaul, haut – noiva, cavalo, pele
      bride, horse, skin – bride, horse, skin
      (note: the words right of the hyphen are in Portuguese)
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Latin[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

haut (not comparable)

  1. Alternative spelling of haud

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Old High German (*)hiudu, northern variant of hiutu, though the vocalism is irregular. Similar forms exist in many Moselle Franconian dialects alongside regular forms. Cognate with German heute.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

haut

  1. today

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Norman[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French hault, haut, halt (high, tall, elevated), a conflation of Frankish *hauh, *hōh (high, tall, elevated) and Latin altus (high, raised, profound).

Adjective[edit]

haut m

  1. (Jersey) high
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

haut ? (plural hauts)

  1. (Jersey) school shark (Galeorhinus galeus)
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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From a conflation of Latin altus (high, tall) and Frankish *hauh, *hōh (high, tall, elevated).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Early Old French: IPA(key): /hauð/
  • Old French: IPA(key): /hau/
  • Late Old French: IPA(key): /au/

Adjective[edit]

haut m (oblique and nominative feminine singular haute)

  1. high (elevated)

Adverb[edit]

haut

  1. high

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