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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English hien, hyen, heiȝen, hiȝen, from Old English hīġian (to hie, hasten, strive), from Proto-Germanic *hīgōną (to breathe, snort), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱēygʰ- (swift, fierce, violent). Cognate with Dutch hijgen (to pant), German heichen (to choke, gasp for breath), Danish hige (to aspire, long), Latin cieō (set in motion, invoke, provoke), Ancient Greek κινέω (kinéō, move, set in motion).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

hie (third-person singular simple present hies, present participle hying or hieing, simple past and past participle hied)

  1. (intransitive, poetic) To hasten; to go quickly, to hurry.
    • John Dryden
      The youth, returning to his mistress, hies.
  2. (reflexive, poetic) To hurry (oneself).
    • William Shakespeare
      My husband hies him home.

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

hie (plural hies)

  1. Haste; diligence.

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • hie” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *hi(i)ā, from Proto-Indo-European *sḱeh1-ieh2- 'shade, shadow'. Cognate to Ancient Greek σκιά (skiá, shade, shadow), Tocharian B skio (shade, shadow).

NounEdit

hie f

  1. shade, shadow

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

hioa (to grind, sand, polish) >

NounEdit

hie

  1. microsection (extremely thin slice of stone, metal or other hard material prepared for microscopic inspection)
  2. (rare) the quality of grinding, degree of sharpness
    Kirveen terä on hyvässä hieessä.
    The blade of the ax is well ground. (i.e. sharp)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of hie (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative hie hieet
genitive hieen hieiden
hieitten
partitive hiettä hieitä
illative hieeseen hieisiin
hieihin
singular plural
nominative hie hieet
accusative nom. hie hieet
gen. hieen
genitive hieen hieiden
hieitten
partitive hiettä hieitä
inessive hieessä hieissä
elative hieestä hieistä
illative hieeseen hieisiin
hieihin
adessive hieellä hieillä
ablative hieeltä hieiltä
allative hieelle hieille
essive hieenä hieinä
translative hieeksi hieiksi
instructive hiein
abessive hieettä hieittä
comitative hieineen

SynonymsEdit

  • (degree of sharpness): terä

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hie f (plural hies)

  1. stamping/ramming rod

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German hia, alternative form of hiar.

AdverbEdit

hie

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of hier (here)

Usage notesEdit

Derived termsEdit


ManxEdit

VerbEdit

hie

  1. past of immee

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English , from Proto-Germanic *hiz (this, this one).

PronounEdit

hie

  1. Alternative form of he

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronounEdit

hie

  1. (chiefly southern East Midland dialectal) Alternative form of ye

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 3Edit

PronounEdit

hie

  1. Alternative form of heo

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 4Edit

From Old English hīe, .

PronounEdit

hie

  1. Alternative form of he

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 5Edit

From Old English hīġian.

VerbEdit

hie

  1. Alternative form of hien

Middle Low GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

hie

  1. Alternative form of .

Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier , from Proto-Germanic *hiz.

PronounEdit

hie

  1. he

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Dutch: hi

Further readingEdit

  • hi”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Reflecting an earlier regularised form *hijai, from Proto-Germanic *hīz (these, these ones), masculine plural of *hiz.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

hīe (accusative hīe, genitive hiera, dative heom)

  1. they

DescendantsEdit


Saterland FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian , from Proto-Germanic *hiz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱe.

PronounEdit

hie

  1. he