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.

Adjective[edit]

hert

  1. (Uri) hard

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch hert, from Old Dutch hirot, from Proto-West Germanic *herut, 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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Descendants[edit]
  • 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.

Noun[edit]

hert m or n

  1. deer
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Dutch *herth, from Proto-West Germanic *herþ.

Noun[edit]

hert m

  1. hearth, fireplace
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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English heorot.

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Pronunciation[edit]

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]

Noun[edit]

hert

  1. Alternative form of herte

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

hert

  1. Alternative form of herde (herder)

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

hert

  1. Alternative form of hird (household)

Etymology 5[edit]

Noun[edit]

hert

  1. Alternative form of hurt

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.

Noun[edit]

hert (plural herts)

  1. heart

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian herte, from Proto-West Germanic *hertā.

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

Yola[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English heren, from Old English hīeran, from Proto-West Germanic *hauʀijan.

Verb[edit]

hert

  1. heard
    • 1867, CONGRATULATORY ADDRESS IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, line 8:
      Wee hert ee zough o'ye colure o' pace na name o' Mulgrave.
      We heard the distant sound of the wings of the dove of peace, in the word Mulgrave.

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 116