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

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch hert, from Old Dutch hirot, from Proto-Germanic *herutaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂-.

Noun[edit]

hert n (plural herten, diminutive hertje n)

  1. A deer, a ruminant of the family Cervidae; may occasionally be used of members of the families Moschidae and Tragulidae in non-scientific use (see derived terms).
    • 1773, Genootschap Laus Deo, Salus Populo, "Psalm 42" (modernised spelling).
      't Hijgend hert der jacht ontkomen, schreeuwt niet sterker naar 't genot, van de frisse waterstromen, dan mijn ziel verlangt naar God.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. Venison, the meat of a deer.
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  • Afrikaans: hert

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 hirut, 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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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

Old Norse[edit]

Participle[edit]

hert

  1. strong neuter nominative/accusative singular of herðr

Verb[edit]

hert

  1. supine of herða

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