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Etymology 1

Perhaps an abbreviation of Old English behindan ‘behind’.

Adjective

hind (comparative hinder, superlative hindmost)

Positive
hind

Comparative
hinder

Superlative
hindmost

  1. Located at the rear.
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Old English hind, from Germanic. Cognate with Dutch hinde, German Hinde, Danish hind.

Noun

Singular
hind

Plural
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  1. A female deer, especially a red deer at least two years old.

Etymology 3

Old English hī(ġ)na, genitive plural of hīġa ‘servant, family member’, in the phrase hīna fæder ‘paterfamilias’. The -d is a later addition (compare sound).

Noun

Singular
hind

Plural
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hind ({{{1}}})
  1. (archaic) A servant, especially an agricultural labourer.

Estonian

Noun

hind

  1. price

Icelandic

Pronunciation

Noun

hind f. (genitive singular hindar, plural hindir)

  1. female deer, hind

Old English

Etymology

Common Germanic *hinthjo, whence also Old High German hinta, Old Norse hind

Noun

hind f

  1. hind

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