heo

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See also: Heo, HEO, héo, and hèo

Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

heo

  1. h-prothesized form of eo

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English hēo, hīe. Probably a doublet of sche; see that entry for more.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

heo (accusative his, heo, genitive hire, possessive determiner hires)

  1. Third-person singular feminine nominative pronoun: she
  2. Third-person singular feminine accusative pronoun: her
  3. It; used also of inanimate objects
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References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

heo

  1. Alternative form of he (he)

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

heo

  1. Alternative form of he (they)

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hijō f (this, this one)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xe͜oː/, [he͜oː]

Pronoun[edit]

hēo f (accusative hīe, genitive hire, dative hire)

  1. she
    • c. 990, Wessex Gospels, John 20:15
      Hēo wēnde þæt hit sē wyrtweard wǣre.
      She thought it was the gardener.
    • c. 996, Ælfric's Lives of Saints
      Þā hēo þis ġehīerde, þā smearcode hēo wiþ his weardes.
      When she heard this, she smiled in his direction.
  2. it (when the thing being referred to is feminine)
    • early 8th century, Beowulf, line 455
      Gǣþ ā wyrd swā hēo sċeal.
      Fate goes always as it must.
    • c. 992, Ælfric, "St. Benedict, Abbot"
      Sē Dēofol wearp ānne stān tō þǣre bellan þæt hēo eall tōsprang.
      The Devil threw a rock at the bell so it broke into pieces.
    • The Dialogues of Solomon and Saturn
      Sēo sunne biþ swā rēad on ǣfen for þon þe hēo lōcaþ ufan on helle.
      The sun is so red in the evening because it looks down on hell.

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: ȝho, hyo, hye, scho, hoo, sche

Sikaiana[edit]

Noun[edit]

heo

  1. coral stone

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier con) heo ()

  1. (Central Vietnam, Southern Vietnam) a pig (mammal of genus Sus)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (pig): lợn (northern Vietnam); cúi (archaic)

Derived terms[edit]

Derived terms

Noun[edit]

heo

  1. (card games) a two

See also[edit]

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