haut

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See also: Haut and häut

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English haut, hawt, haute, from Old French haut, halt.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɔːt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔːt

Adjective[edit]

haut (comparative more haut, superlative most haut)

  1. (obsolete) Haughty.
    • 1648, John Milton, Psalm LXXX
      nations proud and haut
  2. (obsolete) Having high standards or quality.
    • c. 1515–1516, published 1568, John Skelton, Againſt venemous tongues enpoyſoned with ſclaunder and falſe detractions &c.:
      My ſcole is more ſolem and ſomwhat more haute
      Than to be founde in any ſuch faute.

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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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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Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Southern) /au̯t/, [au̯t̪]
  • IPA(key): (Northern) /hau̯t/, [ɦau̯t̪]

Verb[edit]

haut

  1. First-person singular (nik), taking informal second-person singular (hi) as direct object, present indicative form of izan.

Usage notes[edit]

Linguistically, this verb form can be seen as belonging to the reconstructed citation form edun instead of izan.


Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German hūt, from Old High German hūt, from Proto-West Germanic *hūdi, from Proto-Germanic *hūdiz (hide, skin). Cognate with German Haut, English hide.

Noun[edit]

haut f (plural hòitediminutive hòitle)

  1. (Luserna, Sette Comuni) skin

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Further reading[edit]

  • “haut” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo
  • Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Luserna / Lusérn: Le nostre parole / Ünsarne börtar / Unsere Wörter [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

haut

  1. Nominative plural form 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 haute, masculine plural hauts, feminine plural hautes)

  1. high
  2. tall

Adverb[edit]

haut

  1. high

Noun[edit]

haut m (plural hauts)

  1. top

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

haut

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

Hunsrik[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hūt, from Proto-Germanic *hūdiz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kewH-. Cognate with German Haut.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

haut f

  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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haut (not comparable)

  1. Alternative spelling of haud

References[edit]

  • haut”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • haut”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • haut in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

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]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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]

IPA(key): /ˈhau̯t/

Adjective[edit]

haut m (oblique and nominative feminine singular haute)

  1. high (elevated)

Adverb[edit]

haut

  1. high

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