hut

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French hutte (cottage), from Middle High German hütte ( > German Hütte cf. Danish hytte).

A traditional hut in Tamil Nadu

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hut (plural huts)

  1. a small wooden shed
  2. a primitive dwelling

Translations[edit]

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Verb[edit]

hut (third-person singular simple present huts, present participle hutting, simple past and past participle hutted)

  1. (rare, archaic, transitive) to put into a hut
    to hut troops in winter quarters
  2. (rare, archaic, intransitive) to take shelter in a hut
    • Washington Irving
      The troops hutted among the heights of Morristown.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *hut, from Proto-Indo-European *h2eu-t- 'downward(s)'. Cognate to Ancient Greek αὔτως (autōs, in vain), Gothic 𐌰𐌿𐌸𐍃 (auþs, desert)[1].

Adverb[edit]

hut

  1. in vain, vainly
  2. empty, idle
  3. good, appropriate
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the adverb or an onomatopoeia (cf. English hoot).

Noun[edit]

hut m (indefinite plural hutë, definite singular huti, definite plural hutët)

  1. owl

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bardhyl Demiraj, Albanische Etymologien (Amsterdam: Rodopoi, 1997), p.205

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hut f, m (plural hutten, diminutive hutje n)

  1. a small wooden shed, hut.
  2. a primitive dwelling.
  3. a cabin on a boat.

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *hūdiz, whence also Old English hyd, Old Norse húð

Noun[edit]

hūt f

  1. hide
  2. skin

Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

hut f

  1. genitive plural of huta

Swedish[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hut

  1. behave! (same as: du ska veta hut! = vet hut! = hut!)

Noun[edit]

hut n

  1. decency, good manners, politeness, reason, common sense; only in a few expressions:
    du ska veta hut
    you should behave
    jag ska lära dig veta hut
    I shall teach you some decency
    jag kräver hut och hyfs av mina barn
    I demand good manners and behaviour of my children

Usage notes[edit]

  • Very rarely, one sees a definite form hutet

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