heah

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English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

heah (not comparable)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of here.

Adjective[edit]

heah (not comparable)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of here.

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hauhaz (compare Old Frisian hāch, Old Saxon hōh, Old High German hōh, Old Dutch hōh, Old Norse hár), from Proto-Indo-European *kewk-, a suffixed form of *kew-. The Indo-European root is also the source of Sanskrit [script?] (kucaḥ), Lithuanian kaukas, Russian куча (kuča).

For more Germanic cognates: see Proto-Germanic *hauhaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hēah (comparative hīerra, superlative hīehst)

  1. high, tall, great, illustrious

Declension[edit]

Weak Strong
singular plural singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative hēaga hēage hēage hēagan nom. hēah hēah hēagu hēage hēagu, -e hēaga, -e
accusative hēagan hēage hēagan acc. hēagne hēah hēage hēage hēagu, -e hēaga, -e
genitive hēagan hēagra, hēagena gen. hēages hēages hēagre hēagra
dative hēagan hēagum dat. hēagum hēagum hēagre hēagum
instrumental hēage


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