GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [haʊ̯st]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

haust

  1. second-person singular present of hauen
  2. inflection of hausen:
    1. second/third-person singular present
    2. second-person plural present
    3. plural imperative

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) · category
vor (spring) sumar (summer) haust (autumn) vetur (winter)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

haust m (definite singular hausten, indefinite plural hauster, definite plural haustene)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2005; superseded by høst

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse haust n, from Proto-Germanic *harbustaz, *harbistaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kerp-. Cognates include Icelandic haust, Faroese heyst, Swedish höst, Danish and Norwegian Bokmål høst, 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

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

haust

  1. imperative of hausta

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

haust

  1. (dialectal) alternative form of høgsete (high seat)

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier haustr (masculine, like vetr (winter) and sumarr (summer)), from Proto-Germanic *harbustaz, 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

  • Icelandic: haust
  • Faroese: heyst
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: haust; (dialectal) (h)yst
  • Westrobothnian: haust, höst
  • Old Swedish: høster
  • Danish: høst

ReferencesEdit

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

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin haustus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

haust m inan

  1. gulp, swig

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • haust in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • haust in Polish dictionaries at PWN