See also: Heit and -heit

HunsrikEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German hiutu, a contraction of earlier *hiu tagu, from Proto-Germanic *hiu dagō (on this day). Compare German heute, Dutch heden.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

heit

  1. today
    Heit is die Familje kumplett.
    Today the family is complete.

Further readingEdit


IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse heita (to vow, promise)

NounEdit

heit n (genitive singular heits, nominative plural heit)

  1. promise, vow
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit
  • heita (to be called; to promise)

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

heit

  1. inflection of heitur:
    1. feminine singular nominative strong positive degree
    2. neuter plural nominative strong positive degree
    3. neuter plural accusative strong positive degree

Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

heit

  1. imperative of heita and heite

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *haiduz (manner)

NounEdit

heit m

  1. Manner

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer, Second Edition

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German hiutu, a contraction of earlier *hiu tagu, from Proto-Germanic *hiu dagō (on this day). Compare German heute, Dutch heden.

AdverbEdit

heit

  1. today

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

heit c (plural heiten, diminutive heitsje)

  1. father, dad
    Synonym: faar
    Coordinate term: mem

Further readingEdit

  • heit”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

WestrobothnianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse heitr, from Proto-Germanic *haitaz.

AdjectiveEdit

heit

  1. hot
  2. eager

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse heita, from Proto-Germanic *haitaną.

VerbEdit

hêit (present tense hêit, passive heites)

  1. be called or named; have a name
  2. invoke
  3. swear, promise
  4. (impersonal, passive) be thought to be

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse heiti, from heita (to be named).

NounEdit

hêit n

  1. a name

SynonymsEdit