See also: häst

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *haifstiz (violence). Akin to Old Saxon hāste (haste), Old Norse heifst (hatred), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐍆𐍃𐍄𐍃 (haifsts, quarrel), Lithuanian kaipstù, kaiptī (to be dizzy).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /xæːst/, [hæːst]

NounEdit

hǣst f

  1. violence, fury
  2. strife

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hǣst

  1. violent
  2. vehement

DeclensionEdit