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Høge (Accipiter gentilis)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Danish høk, from Old Norse haukr (hawk), from Proto-Germanic *habukaz, probably ultimately derived from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p- (seize).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /høːɡ/, [høːˀj]

NounEdit

høg c (singular definite høgen, plural indefinite høge)

  1. hawk (bird of the genus Accipiter)
  2. hawk (advocate of aggressive politics) [from 1963]

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Norwegian høg, see Nynorsk for more.

AdjectiveEdit

høg (masculine and feminine høg, neuter høgt, definite singular and plural høge, comparative høgere, indefinite superlative høgest, definite superlative høgeste)

  1. alternative form of høy

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hár via Middle Norwegian høg, from Proto-Germanic *hauhaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kewk-, a suffixed form of *kew-. Compare Swedish hög, Danish høj, English high.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

høg (masculine and feminine høg, neuter høgt, definite singular and plural høge, comparative høgre/høgare, indefinite superlative høgst/høgast, definite superlative høgste/høgaste)

  1. high, tall
    Kor høg er du?
    How tall are you?
  2. (slang) high, stoned
  3. loud (sound, voice)

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