honte

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See also: hoňte

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

honto +‎ -e

Adverb[edit]

honte

  1. shamefully
  2. ashamedly

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French honte, from Old French hunte (dishonour), from Frankish *haunitha (disdain, scorn, ridicule), from Proto-Germanic *hauniþō (humiliation), from Proto-Indo-European *kaw- (to be evil, make evil). Cognate with Old High German hōnida (dishonour), Middle Dutch hoonde (dishonour), Old English hīenþ, hīenþu (humiliation). More at hean.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (aspirated h) IPA(key): /ɔ̃t/
  • (file)
  • (Louisiana) IPA(key): /hɔ̃t/, [hɔ̃n]
  • Rhymes: -ɔ̃t

Noun[edit]

honte f (plural hontes)

  1. shame (feeling)

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Frankish *haunitha.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

honte f (oblique plural hontes, nominative singular honte, nominative plural hontes)

  1. shame (feeling)

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle French: honte
  • Middle English: hountee, honteye

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

honte

  1. inflection of hoti (to be):
    1. present active participle masculine/neuter locative singular
    2. present active participle masculine accusative plural