hest

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See also: heşt

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English heste, alteration of Middle English hes, from Old English hǣs (command). Akin to Old English hātan "to command". More at hight.

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hest (plural hests)

  1. (obsolete) Command, injunction.
    • c. 1610-11, William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act III scene i[1]:
      FERDINAND: [] What is your name?
      MIRANDA: Miranda — O my father! / I have broke your hest to say so.

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Danish[edit]

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hest

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hestr (stallion), from Proto-Germanic *hanhistaz, a Verner alternation variant of *hangistaz, which is the source of the West Germanic word for “stallion”, cf. German Hengst and Danish hingst (a loanword from Low German).

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hest c (singular definite hesten, plural indefinite heste)

  1. horse

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  • Greenlandic: hiisti

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Faroese[edit]

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hest

  1. indefinite accusative singular of hestur

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

hest

  1. indefinite accusative singular of hestur

Northern Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حَسّ(ḥass). Cognate with Persian حس(hes).

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hest m (Arabic spelling هه‌ست‎)

  1. emotion, feeling, sentiment, passion

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Politi på hest i København, Danmark

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Norwegian hester (horse), from Old Norse hestr (horse), from Proto-Germanic *hangistaz (horse, stallion), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱanḱest-, *kankest- (horse). Doublet of hingst.

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Noun[edit]

hest m (definite singular hesten, indefinite plural hester, definite plural hestene)

  1. a horse
Usage notes[edit]
  • In the period between 1938 and 1983, the definite plural form hesta was allowed. This morphological peculiarity included these other masculine nouns: gamp, gutt, kar, tupp.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

hest

  1. neuter of hes

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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hestar i trav

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Norwegian hester, from Old Norse hestr, from Proto-Germanic *hangistaz. Doublet of hingst.

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Noun[edit]

hest m (definite singular hesten, indefinite plural hestar, definite plural hestane)

  1. a horse

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Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

hest

  1. accusative singular indefinite of hestr m

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hest

  1. eight