hent

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • hente (13th-16th centuries)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English henten (also hynten, hinten > English hint), from Old English hentan ‎(to pursue, chase after, seize, arrest, grasp), from Proto-Germanic *hantijaną ‎(to seize), related to Old English huntian ‎(to hunt), Old High German hunda ‎(spoils, booty).

Verb[edit]

hent ‎(third-person singular simple present hents, present participle henting, simple past and past participle hent)

  1. (obsolete) To take hold of, to grasp.
  2. (obsolete) To take away, carry off, apprehend.

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sent- ‎(to head for, go).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hent m ‎(plural hentoù)

  1. way, street