TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

hye

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2/T & ISO 639-3 language code for Armenian.

EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hye (comparative hyer, superlative hyest)

  1. Obsolete spelling of high
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Book I[1], 1921 ed. edition:
      On th' other side in all mens open vew Duessa placed is, and on a tree Sans-foy his[*] shield is hangd with bloody hew: Both those[*] the lawrell girlonds to the victor dew. 45 VI A shrilling trompet sownded from on hye, And unto battaill bad them selves addresse: Their shining shieldes about their wrestes they tye, And burning blades about their heads do blesse, The instruments of wrath and heavinesse: 50 With greedy force each other doth assayle, And strike so fiercely, that they do impresse Deepe dinted furrowes in the battred mayle; The yron walles to ward their blowes are weak and fraile.
    • 1661, Various, The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 357[2]:
      The beauty and glory of it is yn two streetes, whereof the hye street goes from est to west, having a righte goodely crosse in the middle of it, making a quadrivium, and goeth from north to south."

VerbEdit

hye (third-person singular simple present hyes, present participle hying or hyeing, simple past and past participle hyed)

  1. Obsolete spelling of hie
    • 1594, Christopher Marlowe, Massacre at Paris[3]:
      NAVARRE. And now Navarre whilste that these broiles doe last, My opportunity may serve me fit, To steale from France, and hye me to my home.

AnagramsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From hyen, hien (to go quickly).

NounEdit

hye (uncountable)

  1. haste, hurry
Alternative formsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: hie
  • Scots: hy

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronounEdit

hye

  1. Alternative form of he (he)

Etymology 3Edit

PronounEdit

hye

  1. Alternative form of heo (she)

Etymology 4Edit

PronounEdit

hye

  1. Alternative form of he (they)

Etymology 5Edit

NounEdit

hye (plural hyes)

  1. (Southern, South Midland, Early Middle English) Alternative form of hew

Etymology 6Edit

VerbEdit

hye (third-person singular simple present hyeth, present participle hyende, hyynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle hyed)

  1. Alternative form of hien

Etymology 7Edit

VerbEdit

hye (third-person singular simple present hyeth, present participle hyende, hyynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle hyed)

  1. Alternative form of heien

Etymology 8Edit

AdjectiveEdit

hye (comparative hyer, superlative hyest)

  1. Alternative form of heigh

YolaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English hey, from Old English hīeġ, from Proto-West Germanic *hawi.

NounEdit

hye

  1. garden, field, enclosure, hay
    • 1867, GLOSSARY OF THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY:
      Chourch hey; Barach-hye.
      Church yard; Barley-field.

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, London: J. Russell Smith, page 46