See also: heiss and Héiss

GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German and Old High German heiz, from Proto-Germanic *haitaz. Akin to Old Saxon het, Dutch heet.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /haɪ̯s/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯s

AdjectiveEdit

heiß (comparative heißer, superlative am heißesten)

  1. hot (having a high temperature)
  2. (of animals, otherwise informal) hot; horny (sexually aroused)

Usage notesEdit

  • The German word is not used in the sense of “spicy”. For that, see scharf.

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Further readingEdit

  • heiß” in Duden online