See also: hede and hedé

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English *-hǣd, -hād, *-hǣdu, from Proto-Germanic *haiduz. Compare hod.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Early ME, Northern ME) IPA(key): /hɑːd/
  • IPA(key): /hɛːd/, /hɔːd/
  • (Late ME) IPA(key): /hoːd/

SuffixEdit

-hede

  1. Affixed to nouns and adjectives to form nouns denoting position, quality, state, condition or collectivity.

Derived termsEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • English: -hood, -head
  • Scots: -heid

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