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5 letters words from 'heigh'


4 letters words from 'heigh'

HIGH 11 

3 letters words from 'heigh'


2 letters words from 'heigh'

EH 5GI 3
HE 5HI 5

All 5 letters words made out of heigh

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Definitions and meaning of heigh


Alternative forms

  • hey, hi
  • hegh, hech (Scotland)


Probably of imitative origin. Compare hey, eh.


  • IPA(key): /heɪ/



  1. An exclamation designed to call attention, give encouragement, etc.
    • 1610, William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act 1, scene 1:
      Heigh, my hearts! Cheerly, cheerly, my hearts.

Derived terms

  • heigh-ho

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English hēah, from Proto-West Germanic *hauh (high), from Proto-Germanic *hauhaz (high).


heigh (comparative heigher, superlative heighest)

  1. high
Alternative forms
  • heighe, heiȝ, heiȝe, heiȝh, heih, hei, heie, heij, hegh, heghe, heg, hege, heȝ, heȝe, heȝhe, heh, hehe, hehȝe, egh, eȝe, he, high, highe, hiȝ, hiȝe, hih, hihe, hiegh, hieȝ, hieȝe, iȝe, hi, hie, hij, heygh, heyghe, heyȝ, heyȝe, heyh, hey, heye, hygh, hyghe, hyȝ, hyȝe, hyh, hyhe, hyeȝ, yȝe, hy, hye
  • heah, heahe, heahȝæ, heaȝe, heaȝæ, hæh, hæhȝe, hæge, hæȝe, hah, hage, haihe, aȝe, haie, haye (early)
Derived terms
  • hyghnesse
  • English: high
  • Scots: heich
  • Yola: heigh, hia


  • “heigh, adj.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Etymology 2



  1. Alternative form of hey (hey)

Etymology 3


heigh (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of hey (hay)

Etymology 4


heigh (third-person singular simple present heigheth, present participle heighende, heighynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle heighed)

  1. Alternative form of hien (to go quickly)


Alternative forms

  • hia


From Middle English heigh, from Old English hēah, from Proto-West Germanic *hauh.



  1. high


  • 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, J. Russell Smith, →ISBN

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a cry used to attract attention.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)