See also: heşt

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English heste, alteration of Middle English hes, from Old English hǣs (command). Akin to Old English hātan "to command". More at hight.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hest (plural hests)

  1. (obsolete) Command, injunction.
    • c. 1610-11, William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act III scene i[1]:
      FERDINAND: [] What is your name?
      MIRANDA: Miranda — O my father! / I have broke your hest to say so.

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DanishEdit

 
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hest

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hestr (stallion), from Proto-Germanic *hanhistaz, a Verner alternation variant of *hangistaz, which is the source of the West Germanic word for “stallion”, cf. German Hengst and Danish hingst (a loanword from Low German).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɛsd/, [ˈhesd̥], [ˈhest]

NounEdit

hest c (singular definite hesten, plural indefinite heste)

  1. horse

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DescendantsEdit

  • Greenlandic: hiisti

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DutchEdit

VerbEdit

hest

  1. second-person singular indicative present of hebben

FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hest

  1. indefinite accusative singular of hestur

IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

hest

  1. indefinite accusative singular of hestur

Northern KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic حَسّ(ḥass). Cognate with Persian حس(hes).

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NounEdit

hest m (Arabic spelling هه‌ست‎)

  1. emotion, feeling, sentiment, passion

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Politi på hest i København, Danmark

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Norwegian hester (horse), from Old Norse hestr (horse), from Proto-Germanic *hangistaz (horse, stallion), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱanḱest-, *kankest- (horse). Doublet of hingst.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hest m (definite singular hesten, indefinite plural hester, definite plural hestene)

  1. a horse
Usage notesEdit
  • In the period between 1938 and 1983, the definite plural form hesta was allowed. This morphological peculiarity included these other masculine nouns: gamp, gutt, kar, tupp.
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Etymology 2Edit

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AdjectiveEdit

hest

  1. neuter of hes

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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hestar i trav

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Norwegian hester, from Old Norse hestr, from Proto-Germanic *hangistaz. Doublet of hingst.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hest m (definite singular hesten, indefinite plural hestar, definite plural hestane)

  1. a horse

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Old NorseEdit

NounEdit

hest

  1. accusative singular indefinite of hestr m

ZazakiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NumeralEdit

hest

  1. eight