hut (plural huts)
- a small wooden shed
- a primitive dwelling
hut (third-person singular simple present huts, present participle hutting, simple past and past participle hutted)
- (rare, archaic, transitive) To put into a hut.
- to hut troops in winter quarters
- (rare, dated, intransitive) To take shelter in a hut.
- Washington Irving
- The troops hutted among the heights of Morristown.
- 1869, O. Ogle, Calendar of the Clarendon State Papers - Page 219:
- Seven boatfuls of Dutch prisoners have been taken to Chelsea College, where they are to hut under the walls.
A short, sharp sound of command. Compare hey, hup, etc.
- (American football) Called by the quarterback to prepare the team for a play.
From Proto-Albanian *hut, from Proto-Indo-European *h2eu-t- 'downward(s)'. Cognate to Ancient Greek αὔτως (aútōs, “in vain”), Gothic 𐌰𐌿𐌸𐍃 (auþs, “desert”).
- in vain, vainly
- empty, idle
- good, appropriate
From the adverb or an onomatopoeia (compare English hoot).
hut m (indefinite plural hutë, definite singular huti, definite plural hutët)
↑ Bardhyl Demiraj, Albanische Etymologien (Amsterdam: Rodopoi, 1997), p.205
- genitive plural of huta
- behave! (same as: du ska veta hut! = vet hut! = hut!)
- decency, good manners, politeness, reason, common sense; only in a few expressions:
- du ska veta hut
- you should behave
- jag ska lära dig veta hut
- I shall teach you some decency
- jag kräver hut och hyfs av mina barn
- I demand good manners and behaviour of my children
- Very rarely, one sees a definite form hutet
- nu går skam på torra land