See also: Helt and hëlt

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
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From Middle Low German helt (hero) or German Held (hero), from Proto-Germanic *haliþaz (hero).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /hɛlˀt/, [ˈhɛlˀd̥]

NounEdit

helt c (singular definite helten, plural indefinite helte)

  1. hero (a person who shows great courage and carries out extraordinary deeds)
  2. hero (a person who helps other selflessly)
  3. hero (a rolemodel)
  4. hero (the protagonist in a narrative)
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit

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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Danish hielth, possibly derived from Proto-Germanic *heltą (hilt).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /hɛlˀt/, [ˈhɛlˀd̥]

NounEdit

helt c (singular definite helten, plural indefinite helt)

  1. whitefish (especially the species Coregonus lavaretus).
InflectionEdit

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Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /heːˀlt/, [ˈheˀld̥]

AdjectiveEdit

helt

  1. neuter singular of hel

AdverbEdit

helt

  1. completely, altogether, quite, fully, totally, absolutely
  2. quite, fairly

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

helt

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of hellen
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of hellen

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse heill.

AdjectiveEdit

helt

  1. neuter singular of hel

AdverbEdit

helt

  1. completely, altogether, quite, fully, totally, absolutely, wholly
  2. quite, fairly

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Low German helt (hero).

NounEdit

helt m (definite singular helten, indefinite plural helter, definite plural heltene)

  1. a hero (person of great bravery)
  2. a hero (main protagonist)
Derived termsEdit

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Etymology 3Edit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

helt

  1. past participle of hele (Etymology 4)
  2. past participle of helle

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German helt

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

helt m (definite singular helten, indefinite plural heltar, definite plural heltane)

  1. a hero (person of great bravery)
  2. a hero (main protagonist)

Derived termsEdit

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Old NorseEdit

VerbEdit

helt

  1. inflection of halda:
    1. first-person singular past indicative active
    2. third-person singular past indicative active

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

helt

  1. absolute indefinite neuter form of hel.

AdverbEdit

helt (not comparable)

  1. entirely, absolutely, wholly, completely

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English health.

NounEdit

helt

  1. health

YolaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English helen, from Old English helan, from Proto-West Germanic *helan.

VerbEdit

helt

  1. covered

ReferencesEdit

  • Jacob Poole (1867) , William Barnes, editor, A glossary, with some pieces of verse, of the old dialect of the English colony in the baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, J. Russell Smith, →ISBN