hesp

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Icelandic hespa (a hasp, a wisp or skein). See hasp.

Noun[edit]

hesp (plural hesps)

  1. (Scotland) A measure of two hanks of linen thread.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch hespe. Potentially related to Middle Dutch haspe (bolt, latch).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɦɛsp/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hesp
  • Rhymes: -ɛsp

Noun[edit]

hesp f (plural hespen)

  1. (chiefly Belgium) ham (type of pork, meat from the thigh of a hog)
    Synonym: ham

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Northern Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *Hácwah. Cognate to Persian اسب(asb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hesp m

  1. horse

Descendants[edit]

  • Old Armenian: հասբ (hasb) (probably)