hy

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch hij.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɦəi/, [ɦə̟i̯]

Pronoun[edit]

hy (object hom, possessive sy)

  1. third-person singular subject pronoun
    1. he (referring to a male person)
      Hy sien my nie.
      He can’t see me.
    2. it (referring to a non-personal noun)
      Ek het die boek gelees, maar hy is baie moeilik om te volg.
      I’ve read the book, but it is very difficult to follow.

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Cornish[edit]

Determiner[edit]

hy

  1. her (possessive determiner)

Noun[edit]

hy

  1. Aspirate mutation of ky.

Pronoun[edit]

hy

  1. she
  2. her

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hy

  1. Alternative form of heo

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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hy

  1. Alternative form of he

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse , from Proto-Germanic *hiwją, either from Proto-Indo-European *kew-, *ḱew- or from Proto-Indo-European *ḱey-, or a merger of the two. Compare English hue.

Noun[edit]

hy c (uncountable)

  1. skin, complexion

Declension[edit]

Declension of hy 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative hy hyn
Genitive hys hyns

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hy (feminine singular hy, plural hyfion, equative hyfed, comparative hyfach, superlative hyfaf)

  1. bold

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hýða, derived from húð.

Verb[edit]

hy

  1. (transitive) to birch children
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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from Finnish.

Noun[edit]

hy f

  1. gnat, the smallest species of the mosquito genus: Ceratopogon pulicaris
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