Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *unhtwǭ. Cognate with Old Saxon ūhta, Old High German ūhta, regional German Uchte (midnight mass), Old Norse ótta, Norwegian Bokmål otte, and as the enhanced form Dutch ochtend (morning).

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NounEdit

ūhta m

  1. the last part of the night, before dawn
  2. the time or service of nocturns

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: uhtenn, ūghten (from the form ūhtan)