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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

hei (plural heis)

  1. Alternative spelling of he (Hebrew letter)

AnagramsEdit


Alemannic GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German heim, from Proto-Germanic *haimaz. Cognate with German Heim, Dutch heem, English home, Danish hjem, also Albanian komb.

NounEdit

hei n

  1. (Formazza) home

ReferencesEdit

  • “hei” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

CornishEdit

NounEdit

hei

  1. Aspirate mutation of kei.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hei f (plural heides or heiden, diminutive heitje n)

  1. Alternative form of heide

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhei̯/, [ˈhe̞i̯]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ei
  • Hyphenation: hei

InterjectionEdit

hei

  1. hi
  2. bye (often repeated twice for goodbye: "hei hei")
  3. hey

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


GalicianEdit

German Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (more common in the western dialects, though still found in Mecklenburgisch, Western Pomeranian and Low Prussian alongside hei) he

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

hei m (genitive sin, dative em, dative 2 jüm, accusative en)

  1. (in some dialects, including, Mecklenburgisch, Western Pomeranian and Low Prussian, personal) Alternative form of he
    (Low Prussian) Hei ös to lat.
    He is too late.

PronounEdit

hei m (dative ühne or ühm' or ühm, accusative ühne or ühn or iähne, weak accusative ne)

  1. (Paderbornisch, personal) he

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

hei

  1. Rōmaji transcription of へい

LatvianEdit

InterjectionEdit

hei

  1. hey

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German , contraction of hie, from Old High German hia, alternative form of hiar, from Proto-Germanic *hē₂r. Compare archaic German hie. Also cognate with German hier, Dutch hier, English here.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

hei

  1. here, in this place

Derived termsEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

hei (Zhuyin ˙ㄏㄟ)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of hēi.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

MaoriEdit

ParticleEdit

hei

  1. Future locative particle

Middle EnglishEdit

PronounEdit

hei

  1. Alternative form of he

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hei.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

hei

  1. hi (greeting)
    • hei!
      hi!
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse heiðr.

NounEdit

hei f or m (definite singular heia or heien, indefinite plural heier, definite plural heiene)

  1. a heath or moor

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hei.

InterjectionEdit

hei

  1. hi (greeting)
    • hei!
      hi!
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse heiðr. Akin to English heath.

NounEdit

hei f (definite singular heia, indefinite plural heier or heiar, definite plural heiene or heiane)

  1. a heath or moor

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old FrisianEdit

NounEdit

hei m

  1. mind, sense

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • hey (obsolete)
  • ey (obsolete)
  • ei (obsolete)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

hei

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of haver

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

InterjectionEdit

hei

  1. (Puter, Vallader) yes (used to indicate agreement with the speaker in a conversation)

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) gea
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Vallader) bain
  • (Sursilvan) gie, (Sursilvan) bein
  • (Sutsilvan) bagn
  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) ea
  • (Surmiran) gea bagn
  • (Puter, Vallader) bainschi, schi

ScotsEdit

PronounEdit

hei

  1. (South Scots, personal) he

See alsoEdit


Sranan TongoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English high.

AdjectiveEdit

hei

  1. high

Etymology 2Edit

From English hare.

NounEdit

hei

  1. paca
Alternative formsEdit