heia

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hēia!

  1. aha! come now! come on! (expressing delight, playful remonstrance, encouragement)
  2. you don't say?

References[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognates: Swedish - heja

Interjection[edit]

heia

  1. Encouraging shout used in competitions to spur the athletes on.
    • "Heia! heia! heia!"
    • "Heia Norge!
      • "Go Norway!"

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

heia n (definite singular heiaet; indefinite plural heiaer; definite plural heiaene)

  1. A shout of "heia!"

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

heia

  1. Past tense of heie.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

heia m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of hei

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

heia f

  1. definite singular of hei

Shebayo[edit]

Noun[edit]

heia

  1. father

References[edit]

  • Douglas MacRae Taylor, Languages of the West Indies (1977), page 15: "The Shebayo list, taken from De Laet's Novus Orbis, is [...] heia (heja) 'pater', hamma 'mater', [...]"