hie

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English hien, hyen, highen, heiȝen, hiȝen, from Old English hīgian (to hie, hasten, strive), from Proto-Germanic *hīgōną (to breathe, snort), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱēygʰ- (swift, fierce, violent). Cognate with Dutch hijgen (to pant), German heichen (to choke, gasp for breath), Danish hige (to aspire, long), Latin cieō (set in motion, invoke, provoke), Ancient Greek κινέω (kinéō, move, set in motion).

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Verb[edit]

hie (third-person singular simple present hies, present participle hying or hieing, simple past and past participle hied)

  1. (intransitive, poetic) To hasten; to go quickly, to hurry.
  2. (reflexive, poetic) To hurry (oneself).

Usage notes[edit]

Unlike most reflexive verbs, “hie” generally takes the simple object pronouns rather than the reflexive pronouns. Thus “we hied us” and “hie you,” rather than “we hied ourselves” and “hie yourself.” This peculiarity most likely arises from a sense that the poetic connotations of “hie” accord well with the archaic practice of using object pronouns with reflexive verbs.

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Noun[edit]

hie (plural hies)

  1. Haste; diligence.

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Albanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

hie f (indefinite plural hie, definite singular hia, definite plural hiet)

  1. Alternative form of hije

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hioa (to grind, sand, polish) +‎ -e

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhie̯ˣ/, [ˈhie̞̯(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ie
  • Syllabification: hie

Noun[edit]

hie

  1. microsection (extremely thin slice of stone, metal or other hard material prepared for microscopic inspection)
  2. (rare) the quality of grinding, degree of sharpness
    Kirveen terä on hyvässä hieessä.
    The blade of the ax is well ground. (i.e. sharp)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of hie (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative hie hieet
genitive hieen hieiden
hieitten
partitive hiettä hieitä
illative hieeseen hieisiin
hieihin
singular plural
nominative hie hieet
accusative nom. hie hieet
gen. hieen
genitive hieen hieiden
hieitten
partitive hiettä hieitä
inessive hieessä hieissä
elative hieestä hieistä
illative hieeseen hieisiin
hieihin
adessive hieellä hieillä
ablative hieeltä hieiltä
allative hieelle hieille
essive hieenä hieinä
translative hieeksi hieiksi
instructive hiein
abessive hieettä hieittä
comitative hieineen
Possessive forms of hie (type hame)
possessor singular plural
1st person hieeni hieemme
2nd person hieesi hieenne
3rd person hieensä

Synonyms[edit]

  • (degree of sharpness): terä

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch.

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Noun[edit]

hie f (plural hies)

  1. stamping/ramming rod

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hia, alternative form of hiar.

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Adverb[edit]

hie

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of hier (here)

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Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hie

  1. here
    Er is fun hie.
    He is from here.

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Manx[edit]

Verb[edit]

hie

  1. past of immee

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hie

  1. Alternative form of he (he)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hie

  1. (chiefly southern East Midland dialectal) Alternative form of ye (ye)

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hie

  1. Alternative form of heo (she)

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hie

  1. Alternative form of he (they)

Etymology 5[edit]

Verb[edit]

hie

  1. Alternative form of hyen

Middle Low German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hie

  1. Alternative form of .

Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier , from Proto-Germanic *hiz.

Pronoun[edit]

hie

  1. he

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Dutch: hi
    • Dutch: hij, ie
    • Limburgish: hae

Further reading[edit]

  • hi”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xi͜yː/, [hi͜yː]

Etymology 1[edit]

Reflecting an earlier regularised form *hijai, from Proto-Germanic *hīz (these, these ones), masculine plural of *hiz.

Pronoun[edit]

hīe (accusative hīe, genitive heora, dative him)

  1. they

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hīe

  1. accusative of hēo: her

Saterland Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian , from Proto-Germanic *hiz. Cognates include West Frisian hy and Dutch hij.

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Pronoun[edit]

hie (oblique him)

  1. he

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References[edit]

  • hie” in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch