heit

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See also: Heit and -heit

Icelandic[edit]

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Noun[edit]

heit n (genitive singular heits, nominative plural heit)

  1. promise, vow

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  • heita (to be called; to promise)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

heit

  1. imperative of heita and heite

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German heute, Dutch heden.

Adverb[edit]

heit

  1. today

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian *atta, from Proto-Germanic *attô, from Proto-Indo-European *átta.

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heit c (plural heiten, diminutive heitsje)

  1. father, dad

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

heit

  1. hot

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

hêit (present tense heit, 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

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