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  1. simple past and past participle of hear

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heard (not comparable)

  1. That has been heard or listened to; that has been aurally detected.
    • 2019, Li Huang, James Lambert, “Another Arrow for the Quiver: A New Methodology for Multilingual Researchers”, in Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, →DOI, page 10:
      [T]he following are some examples of the types of heard information that can be used to distinguish some of the languages in Singapore, namely Malay and Singapore English.

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  1. I understand; gotcha

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From Proto-West Germanic *hard(ī). Compare Old Frisian herd, Old Saxon hard, Old Dutch hart, Old High German hart, Old Norse harðr, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐍂𐌳𐌿𐍃 (hardus).

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  • IPA(key): /xæ͜ɑrd/, [hæ͜ɑrˠd]

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  1. hard, harsh, austere, severe, rigorous, stern, stubborn, firm, hardy, brave

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  • Middle English: hard