AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch heks, from German Hexe, from Middle High German hecse, from Old High German hagzissa, from Proto-Germanic *hagatusjō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

heks (plural hekse)

  1. witch (sorceress)
  2. (figurative, derogatory) witch (term of abuse for a woman)

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DanishEdit

 
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NounEdit

heks c (singular definite heksen, plural indefinite hekse)

  1. a witch

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DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Hexe; ousted Middle Dutch hagetesse, hagetisse. From Middle High German hecse, from Old High German hagzissa, from Proto-Germanic *hagatusjō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɦɛks/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: heks
  • Rhymes: -ɛks

NounEdit

heks f (plural heksen, diminutive heksje n)

  1. witch (sorceress)
  2. (figurative, derogatory) witch (term of abuse for a woman)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: heks

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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NounEdit

heks f or m (definite singular heksa or heksen, indefinite plural hekser, definite plural heksene)

  1. a witch, a hex

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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NounEdit

heks f (definite singular heksa, indefinite plural hekser, definite plural heksene)

  1. a witch

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Hexe.

NounEdit

heks

  1. witch (woman with magical powers)
  2. (derogatory) witch (unpleasant woman)