hep vs hip what difference

what is difference between hep and hip

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɛp/
  • Rhymes: -ɛp

Etymology 1

Shortening.

Noun

hep (uncountable)

  1. (informal) hepatitis.
  2. Abbreviation of high-energy physics.
Usage notes
  • Mainly used in the names of varieties of hepatitis, such as hep A, hep B, hep C, hep D, and hep E.

Etymology 2

Alteration of hip.

Noun

hep (plural heps)

  1. (obsolete) A hip of a rose; a rosehip.

Etymology 3

US slang of unknown or disputed origin, first recorded 1903. Robert Gold suggested that it is a variant of hip, from white jazz fans’ mishearing African American musicians,. Jonathon Green suggests a connection to a 19th century interjection used to drive horses; compare gee up.

Adjective

hep (comparative more hep, superlative most hep)

  1. (dated, US slang) Aware, up-to-date.
  2. (dated, US slang) Cool, hip, sophisticated.
Derived terms
  • hepcat
  • hepster
  • hip

Verb

hep (third-person singular simple present heps, present participle hepping, simple past and past participle hepped)

  1. (dated, US slang) To make aware of.

Etymology 4

From German hep or Hepp-Hepp, an interjection used to attack Jewish people. The origin of the German source is unknown, but may come from a goatherd’s call.

Interjection

hep

  1. (historical) A rallying cry in attacks on the Jewish people.

Noun

hep (uncountable)

  1. (usually reduplicated) An instance of crying hep!, especially as a call to attack Jewish people.

References

Anagrams

  • Eph, Eph., HPE, PHE, peh

Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *skapa, related to hap.

Noun

hep f (indefinite plural hepa, definite singular hepi, definite plural hepat)

  1. furrow, scratch

References

Related terms
  • hap

Breton

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *sekʷo, from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ- (follow). Cognate to Welsh heb

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hep/

Preposition

hep

  1. without

Finnish

Etymology

Perhaps originally used with horses (in the sense “giddyup”), in which case possibly a shortening of hepo; compare also hop.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhep/, [ˈhe̞p]
  • Rhymes: -ep
  • Syllabification: hep

Interjection

hep!

  1. (colloquial) go! (in ready, set, go)
  2. (colloquial) used as a generic interjection to express desire or surprise or to attract attention to what is said after

Turkish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɛp/

Adverb

hep

  1. altogether
  2. always

Usage notes

This adverb can function as a pronoun, taking several possessive forms: hepimiz (“all of us”), hepiniz (“all of you”), and, irregularly, for the third person singular, hepsi (“all of it”). These forms may then also take case endings, just like regular pronouns.

Related terms

  • hep beraber
  • hep birlikte


English

Pronunciation

  • enPR: hĭp, IPA(key): /hɪp/
  • Rhymes: -ɪp

Etymology 1

From Middle English hipe, hupe, from Old English hype, from Proto-Germanic *hupiz (compare Dutch heup, Low German Huop, German Hüfte), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱewb- (compare Welsh cysgu (to sleep), Latin cubāre (to lie), Ancient Greek κύβος (kúbos, hollow in the hips), Albanian sup (shoulder), Sanskrit शुप्ति (śúpti, shoulder)), from *ḱew- (to bend). More at high. The sense “drug addict” derives from addicts lying on their hips while using certain drugs such as opium.

Noun

hip (plural hips)

  1. (anatomy) The outward-projecting parts of the pelvis and top of the femur and the overlying tissue.
  2. The inclined external angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes.
  3. In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord.
  4. (slang, possibly dated) A drug addict, especially someone addicted to a narcotic like heroin.
    • 1953, William Burroughs, Junkie:
      Ike explained to me that the Mexican government issued permits to hips allowing them a definite quantity of morphine per month at wholesale prices.
Derived terms
Translations

Verb

hip (third-person singular simple present hips, present participle hipping, simple past and past participle hipped)

  1. (chiefly sports) To use one’s hips to bump into someone.
  2. (wrestling) To throw (one’s adversary) over one’s hip (“cross-buttock”).
  3. To dislocate or sprain the hip of, to fracture or injure the hip bone of (a quadruped) in such a manner as to produce a permanent depression of that side.
  4. To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.

Etymology 2

From Middle English hepe, heppe, hipe, from Old English hēope, from Proto-Germanic *heupǭ (compare Dutch joop, German Hiefe, Faroese hjúpa), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱewb- (briar, thorn) (compare Old Prussian kaāubri (thorn), Lithuanian kaubrė̃ (heap)).

Noun

hip (plural hips)

  1. The fruit of a rose.
    • 1595, George Peele, The Old Wives’ Tale, The Malone Society Reprints, 1908, lines 175-178,[2]
      1. BROTHER. [] What doo you gather there?
      OLD MAN. Hips and Hawes, and stickes and strawes, and thinges that I gather on the ground my sonne.
    • c. 1607, William Shakespeare, Timon of Athens, Act IV, Scene 3,[3]
      The oaks bear mast, the briars scarlet hips;
      The bounteous housewife, Nature, on each bush
      Lays her full mess before you.
Derived terms
  • rosehip
Translations

Etymology 3

Unknown or disputed. Probably a variant of hep; both forms are attested from the first decade of the 20th century. Some sources suggest derivation from Wolof hepi (to see) or hipi (to open one’s eyes). Others suggest connection to the noun, as opium smokers were said to lie on a hip. Neither of these suggestions is widely accepted, however.

Adjective

hip (comparative hipper, superlative hippest)

  1. (slang) Aware, informed, up-to-date, trendy. [from early 20th c., popularized in 1960s]
    • Rudolph promoted Stevens Pass with restless zeal. In seven years there, he helped turn a relatively small, roadside ski area into a hip destination.
Synonyms
  • cool, groovy
Translations

Verb

hip (third-person singular simple present hips, present participle hipping, simple past and past participle hipped)

  1. (transitive, slang) To inform, to make knowledgeable.

Related terms

  • hipster
  • hippy
  • hippie

See also

  • hip-hop

Etymology 4

Interjection

hip

  1. An exclamation to invoke a united cheer: hip hip hooray.

References

Anagrams

  • PHI, PIH, phi

Albanian

Alternative forms

  • hyp

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *skūpa, from Proto-Indo-European *skewbʰ- (to push). Compare German schieben (to push), English shove, Lithuanian skùbti (to hurry).

Verb

hip (first-person singular past tense hipa, participle hipur)

  1. I get on, ride, straddle
  2. I rise, go up, climb into

Related terms

  • humb

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: hip

Adjective

hip (comparative hiper, superlative hipst)

  1. genteel (stylish, elegant)
  2. fashionable (characteristic of or influenced by a current popular trend or style)

Synonyms

  • modieus

Slovene

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /xíːp/

Noun

hȋp m inan

  1. moment

Inflection

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