heah

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English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

heah (not comparable)

  1. (US, historical, colloquial) Pronunciation spelling of here, representing African-American Vernacular English.

Adjective[edit]

heah (not comparable)

  1. (US, historical, colloquial) Pronunciation spelling of here, representing African-American Vernacular English.

Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hauhaz.

Cognate with Old Frisian hāh, Old Saxon hōh, Old High German hōh, Old Dutch hōh, Old Norse hár, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌿𐌷𐍃 (hauhs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xæ͜ɑːx/, [hæ͜ɑːx]

Adjective[edit]

hēah (comparative hīerra, superlative hīehst)

  1. high, tall
  2. exalted, important
  3. proud
  4. deep
  5. right (as opposed to left)
  6. (in compounds) main, principal, arch-
    hēahfæderpatriarch
    hēahenġelarch-angel
    hēahcleofamain chamber
  7. (in compounds) denotes intensification, completion or perfection
    hēahfæstpermanent, immutable

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: heigh
    • English: high
    • Scots: heich
    • Yola: heigh, heighe, heegh, high, hia
  • Scots: he-, hey-