hee

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See also: Hee, heʻe, and he'e

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hee

  1. (onomatopoeia) An expression of laughter.
    • 1886, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, H.L. Brækstad, transl., Folk and Fairy Tales, page 251:
      "Good evening, Kristen," said I; "what are you telling that creates such fun?" "Hee, hee, hee!" screamed the youngsters, with great glee depicted in their faces; "Kristen has told us about the smith and the devil, and then about the lad who got him into the nut, and now he says he's going to tell us about Peter Sannum, whose horse the fairies stopped on the Asmyr hill."
  2. (rare) Said accompanying a vigorous attack.
    • 1995, Tim Kelly, Dr. Jekyll.. Please Don't Hyde!, page 14:
      Hyde: (Leaps from desk. LADY BUGG runs behind the sofa. HYDE follows.) Hee, hee, hee! LADY BUGG: Help! Murder! Police!
    • 1999, Mona the Vampire, "Attack of the Living Scarecrow" (season 1, episode 1a):
      Mona: Hee! Ha! Ho! Ha! The brain buffet is closed, buddy! Take that! And this!
    • 2003, Walter Wangerin, The Crying for a Vision, page 14:
      Listen! Fire Thunder sprang from the back of the dying pony to the back of a passing buffalo! Hee-hee! He landed facing the tail! He grabbed that tail and twisted it and made his buffalo go wherever he wanted to go. Hee-hee!
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hee (personal pronoun)

  1. Obsolete spelling of he (sometimes emphatic).
    • 1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost Book XI
      He ended, and the Son gave signal high
      To the bright Minister that watchd, hee blew
      His Trumpet

Afar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈheː/
  • Hyphenation: hee

Verb[edit]

heé (causative haysiisé)

  1. (transitive) put, place
  2. (transitive, + l-case) attribute to

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of hee (irregular)
1st singular 2nd singular 3rd singular 1st plural 2nd plural 3rd plural
m f
perfective V-affirmative héeh haytéh héeh haytéh haynéh hayteeníh heeníh
N-affirmative hée hayté hée hayté hayné haytén héen
negative máhanniyo máhannito máhanna máhanna máhannino máhanniton máhannon
imperfective V-affirmative háah haytáh háah haytáh haynáh haytaanáh haanáh
N-affirmative háa haytá háa haytá haytán háan máhaa
negative máhayta máhaa máhayta máhayna máhaytan máhaan héeliyoh, héeyyoh
prospective V-affirmative héelitoh, héettoh héeleh héeleh héelinoh, héennoh héelitoonuh, héettoonuh héeloonuh héeliyo, héeyyo
N-affirmative héelito, héetto héele héele héelino, héenno héeliton, héetton héelon háyuh
conjunctive I V-affirmative háytuh háyuh háytuh háynuh haytóonuh hóonuh háyu
N-affirmative háytu háyu háytu háynu háytoonu hóonu hée wáyuh
negative hée wáytuh hée wáyuh hée wáytuh hée wáynuh hée waytóonuh hée wóonuh háankeh
conjunctive II V-affirmative haytánkeh háankeh haytánkeh haynánkeh haytaanánkeh haanánkeh háanke
N-affirmative haytánke háanke haytánke haynánke haytaanánke haanánke hée wáankeh
negative hée waytánkeh hée wáankeh hée waytánkeh hée waynánkeh hée waytaanánkeh hée waanánkeh háay
jussive affirmative háytay háay háytay háynay haytóonay hóonay hée wáay
negative hée wáytay hée wáay hée wáytay hée wáynay hée waytóonay hée wóonay hanniyóy
past
conditional
affirmative hannitóy hannáy hannáy hanninóy hannitóonuy hanninóonuy hée wóonay
negative hée wanniyóy hée wannitóy hée wannáy hée wannáy hée wanninóy hée wannitóonuy hée wanninóonuy
present
conditional I
affirmative héek hayték héek hayték haynék hayteeník heeník
negative hée wéek hée wayték hée wéek hée wayték hée waynék hée wayteeník hée weeník
singular plural singular plural
consultative affirmative hayóo haynóo imperative affirmative háy háya
negative mahayóo mahaynóo negative máhan máhana
-h converb -i form -k converb -in(n)uh converb -innuk converb infinitive indefinite participle
V-focus N-focus
háah háyi háak hayínnuh hayínnuk hayíyya hannáanih hannáan
Compound tenses
past perfect affirmative perfective + perfective of én or sugé
present perfect affirmative perfective + imperfective of én
future perfect affirmative perfective + prospective of sugé
past progressive -k converb + imperfective of én or sugé
present progressive affirmative imperfect + imperfective of én
future progressive -k converb + prospective of sugé
immediate future affirmative conjunctive I + imperfective of wée
imperfect potential I affirmative conjunctive I + imperfective of takké
imperfect
potential II
affirmative imperfective + -m + takké
negative hée + imperfective of wée + -m + takké
perfect
potential
affirmative perfective + -m + takké
negative hée + perfective of wée + -m + takké
present
conditional II
affirmative imperfective + object pronoun + tekkék
negative hée + perfective of wée + object pronoun + tekkék
perfect
conditional
affirmative perfective + imperfective of sugé + -k
negative perfective + sugé + imperfective of wée -k
irrealis hée + perfective of xaaxé or raaré

References[edit]

  • E. M. Parker; R. J. Hayward (1985), “hee”, in An Afar-English-French dictionary (with Grammatical Notes in English), University of London, →ISBN
  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Cahuilla[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hée

  1. yes

Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • hie (southern Moselle Franconian)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hia, alternative form of hiar. Compare archaic German hie, Luxembourgish hei.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hee

  1. (Ripuarian, northern Moselle Franconian) here; in this place

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Interjection[edit]

hee

  1. Alternative spelling of .

Manx[edit]

Verb[edit]

hee

  1. second/third-person singular/plural future independent of faik
    Hee eh adsyn cloie 'syn aer.He will see them playing in the air.
    Fark as hee oo!Wait and (you will) see!

Middle English[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hee

  1. Alternative form of he (he)

Plautdietsch[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hee

  1. he
    • 2003, De Bibel, Mose I (Genesis) 13:4:
      Doa haud hee ea eenen Aultoa jemoakt. Un doa roopt Abram däm Harn aun.
      There he first built an altar. And there Abraham invoked the Lord.

See also[edit]

  • am (him)
  • sikj (himself)
  • ekj (I)
  • (you, thou)
  • wie (we)
  • jie (you)

Further reading[edit]


Vilamovian[edit]

hee

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hee n (plural heeia)

  1. hay

Derived terms[edit]