hehr

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German hēr, hēre, from Old High German hēr (noble, austere, venerable, aged), from Proto-Germanic *hairaz (grey, hoary), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ḱeh₃i-, extension of *(s)ḱeh₃- (grey). Cognate with English hoar (grey) and hare (grey, hoary, venerable).

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hehr (comparative hehrer, superlative am hehrsten)

  1. sublime; noble
  2. holy

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Further reading[edit]

  • hehr” in Duden online