See also: hed and he'd

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare English -hood, -head.

SuffixEdit

-hed

  1. Used to form abstract nouns from adjectives; function is similar to -ty and -ness.

Usage notesEdit

Formed nouns are of common gender and inflect as: -hed, -heden, -heder, -hederne (assuming countability).

Derived termsEdit



Middle EnglishEdit

SuffixEdit

-hed

  1. Alternative form of -hede

ReferencesEdit


Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *haiduz (state, condition) (originally a noun, represented by Old Saxon hēd). Cognate with Old English -hād (English -hood), Dutch -heid, Old High German -heit (German -heit).

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-hēd

  1. forming nouns of condition or quality, from nouns or adjectives
    giwunohēd "habit"

DeclensionEdit


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DescendantsEdit

  • Low German: -heid (East Frisian), -heit (Mecklenburgisch-Vorpommerisch), -heet, -het