heia

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hēia

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

References[edit]

  • heia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • heia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “heia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • heia” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)

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', [...]"