'hatred, anger, punishment' (Modern English hate)
*xat- or *xat-iz-
Proposed ON Etymon (OIcel representative)
hatr (masc. or neut.) 'hate, enmity'
(ONP hatr (sb.) (m.) and (n.))
Other Scandinavian Reflexes
Far hatur, Icel hatur, Norw hat, Dan had, Sw hat
hete 'hate, envy, malice, hostility'
Phonological and morphological markers
First attested with the spelling <hate> by MED from c1175(?OE) Bod.Hom. (Bod 343). Common and widespread in ME and MnE.
Occurrences in the Gersum Corpus
Pe 463; Cl 714, 915; WA 921, 1979