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Webster 1913 Edition


Hert

Hert

,
Noun.
A hart.
[Obs.]
Chaucer.

Definition 2021


hert

hert

See also: hert.

Dutch

Noun

hert n (plural herten, diminutive hertje n)

  1. deer (a ruminant mammal with antlers and hooves, or their meat)

Derived terms


Scots

Etymology

From Old English heorte, from Proto-Germanic *hertô, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr.

Noun

hert (plural herts)

  1. heart

West Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian herte, from Proto-Germanic *hertô, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr. Compare Dutch hart, English heart, German Herz, Danish hjerte.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /həːt/

Noun

hert n (plural herten)

  1. heart