hiti

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hiti, from Proto-Germanic *haitį̄ (heat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hiti m (genitive singular hita, uncountable)

  1. heat, warmth
  2. fever
  3. (meteorology) temperature

Declension[edit]

m1s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative hiti hitin
Accusative hita hitan
Dative hita hitanum
Genitive hita hitans

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hiti.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hiti m (genitive singular hita, nominative plural hitar)

  1. heat
  2. fever
  3. (meteorology) temperature

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Kikuyu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hinde (1904) records hiti as an equivalent of English hyæna in “Jogowini dialect” of Kikuyu, listing also Kamba mbiti and Swahili fisi together with pisi as its equivalents[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hiti class 9/10 (plural hiti)

  1. hyena

Derived terms[edit]

(Proverbs)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hinde, Hildegarde (1904). Vocabularies of the Kamba and Kikuyu languages of East Africa, pp. 32–33. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

hiti m

  1. heat

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • hiti in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press