hert

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See also: Hert and hert.

Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German hart, herte, from Old High German hart, from Proto-Germanic *harduz, from Proto-Indo-European *kert-, *kret- (strong; powerful). Cognate with German hart, Low German hard, hart, Dutch hard, English hard, Danish hård.

Adjective[edit]

hert

  1. (Uri) hard

References[edit]

  • “hert” in Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & co., page 6.

Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɦɛrt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hert
  • Rhymes: -ɛrt

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch hert, from Old Dutch hirot, from Proto-Germanic *herutaz.

Noun[edit]

hert n (plural herten, diminutive hertje n)

  1. deer (a ruminant mammal with antlers and hooves, or their meat)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

hert n (plural herten, diminutive hertje n)

  1. (Southern) Alternative form of hart (heart).

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch hirot, from Proto-Germanic *herutaz.

Noun[edit]

hert m or n

  1. deer
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Dutch *herth, from Proto-Germanic *herþaz.

Noun[edit]

hert m

  1. hearth, fireplace
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Further reading[edit]

  • hert (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • hert (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • hert (III)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • hert (IV)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English heorot, from Proto-Germanic *herutaz.

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Noun[edit]

hert (plural hertes)

  1. A hart (red deer, usually the male)
  2. A depiction of a hart, including in heraldry.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English heorte.

Noun[edit]

hert

  1. Alternative form of herte

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English herte, from Old English heorte, from Proto-Germanic *hertô, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr.

Noun[edit]

hert (plural herts)

  1. heart

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian herte, from Proto-Germanic *hertô, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hert n (plural herten, diminutive hertsje)

  1. heart

Further reading[edit]

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