hert

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See also: Hert and hert.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

hert m, 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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This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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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

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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. Compare Dutch hart, English heart, German Herz, Danish hjerte.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hert n (plural herten)

  1. heart