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PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

haust

  1. Second-person singular present of hauen.
  2. Second-person singular present of hausen.
  3. Third-person singular present of hausen.
  4. Second-person plural present of hausen.
  5. Imperative plural of hausen.

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse haust from earlier haustr (masculine), from Proto-Germanic *harbustaz, *harbistaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kerp-. Compare Old English hærfest, English harvest, the Old High German Herbist; German Herbst, Danish høst and Swedish höst.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

haust n (genitive singular hausts, nominative plural haust)

  1. autumn, fall
    Ég útskrifaðist haustið 2007.
    I graduated fall 2007.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Seasons in Icelandic · árstíðir (layout · text)
vor (spring) sumar (summer) haust (autumn) vetur (winter)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse haust, from Proto-Germanic *harƀustaz, *harbistaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kerp-. Cognates include Danish høst, Norwegian Bokmål høst, Swedish höst, German Herbst and English harvest.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

haust m (definite singular hausten, indefinite plural haustar, definite plural haustane)

  1. autumn, fall
  2. harvest

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

haust

  1. imperative of hausta

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier haustr (masculine, like vetr (winter) and sumarr (summer)), from Proto-Germanic *harƀustaz, variant of *harbistaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kerp-.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): [hɒust]

NounEdit

haust n (genitive hausts, plural haust)

  1. autumn, fall

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: høst
  • Faroese: heyst
  • Icelandic: haust

ReferencesEdit

  • haust in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press