uhta

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *unhtwô. Cognate with Old Saxon and Old High German ūhta (regional German Uchte(midnight mass)), Old Norse ótta, and as enhanced forms Dutch ochtend, Afrikaans oggend(morning).

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Noun[edit]

ūhta m

  1. the time just before the dawn, the last part of night
    Cymð on uhtan easterne wind: the east wind comes before dawn.
  2. the time or service of nocturns

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