helt

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See also: Helt and hëlt

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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From Middle Low German helt (hero) or German Held (hero), from Proto-Germanic *haliþaz (hero).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɛlˀt/, [ˈhɛlˀd̥]

Noun[edit]

helt c (singular definite helten, plural indefinite helte)

  1. hero (a person who shows great courage and carries out extraordinary deeds)
  2. hero (a person who helps other selflessly)
  3. hero (a rolemodel)
  4. hero (the protagonist in a narrative)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Danish hielth, possibly derived from Proto-Germanic *heltą (hilt).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɛlˀt/, [ˈhɛlˀd̥]

Noun[edit]

helt c (singular definite helten, plural indefinite helt)

  1. whitefish (especially the species Coregonus lavaretus).
Inflection[edit]

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Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /heːˀlt/, [ˈheˀld̥]

Adjective[edit]

helt

  1. neuter singular of hel

Adverb[edit]

helt

  1. completely, altogether, quite, fully, totally, absolutely
  2. quite, fairly

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

helt

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of hellen
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of hellen

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse heill.

Adjective[edit]

helt

  1. neuter singular of hel

Adverb[edit]

helt

  1. completely, altogether, quite, fully, totally, absolutely, wholly
  2. quite, fairly

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German helt (hero).

Noun[edit]

helt m (definite singular helten, indefinite plural helter, definite plural heltene)

  1. a hero (person of great bravery)
  2. a hero (main protagonist)
Derived terms[edit]

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Etymology 3[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

helt

  1. past participle of hele (Etymology 4)
  2. past participle of helle

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German helt

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

helt m (definite singular helten, indefinite plural heltar, definite plural heltane)

  1. a hero (person of great bravery)
  2. a hero (main protagonist)

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Old Norse[edit]

Verb[edit]

helt

  1. inflection of halda:
    1. first-person singular past indicative active
    2. third-person singular past indicative active

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

helt

  1. absolute indefinite neuter singular of hel.

Adverb[edit]

helt (not comparable)

  1. entirely, absolutely, wholly, completely

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English health.

Noun[edit]

helt

  1. health

Yola[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English helen, from Old English helan, from Proto-West Germanic *helan.

Verb[edit]

helt

  1. covered, buried, interred

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith