heit

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See also: Heit and -heit

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hiutu, a contraction of earlier *hiu tagu, from Proto-Germanic *hiu dagō (on this day). Compare German heute, Dutch heden.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

heit

  1. today
    Heit is die Familje kumplett.
    Today the family is complete.

Further reading[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse heita (to vow, promise)

Noun[edit]

heit n (genitive singular heits, nominative plural heit)

  1. promise, vow
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]
  • heita (to be called; to promise)

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

heit

  1. inflection of heitur:
    1. feminine singular nominative strong positive degree
    2. neuter plural nominative strong positive degree
    3. neuter plural accusative strong positive degree

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

heit

  1. imperative of heita and heite

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *haiduz (manner)

Noun[edit]

heit m

  1. Manner

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer, Second Edition

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hiutu, a contraction of earlier *hiu tagu, from Proto-Germanic *hiu dagō (on this day). Compare German heute, Dutch heden.

Adverb[edit]

heit

  1. today

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

heit c (plural heiten, diminutive heitsje)

  1. father, dad
    Synonym: faar
    Coordinate term: mem

Further reading[edit]

  • heit”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse heitr, from Proto-Germanic *haitaz.

Adjective[edit]

heit

  1. hot
  2. eager

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse heita, from Proto-Germanic *haitaną.

Verb[edit]

hêit (present tense hêit, passive heites)

  1. be called or named; have a name
  2. invoke
  3. swear, promise
  4. (impersonal, passive) be thought to be

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse heiti, from heita (to be named).

Noun[edit]

hêit n

  1. a name

Synonyms[edit]