Origin of hamletMiddle English hamelet from Old French (Anglo-Fr hamelete), diminutive of hamel (Fr hameau), diminutive of Middle Low German hamm, enclosed area, akin to OE: for Indo-European base see hem
A snow covered English hamlet.
- An example of a hamlet is Rothenburg in Germany.
- An example of Hamlet is the 1996 film based on the Shakespearean play.
- a tragedy by Shakespeare (c. 1602)
- the hero of this play, a Danish prince who avenges the murder of his father, the king, by killing his uncle Claudius, the murderer
- A small village.
- In New York state, an unincorporated community that is within a town and is not a part of a village.
Origin of hamletMiddle English hamelet from Old French diminutive of hamel diminutive of ham village of Germanic origin ; see tkei- in Indo-European roots.
From Middle French hamelet, diminutive of Old French hamel (Modern French hameau), in turn diminutive of Old French ham, of Germanic origin. Cognates of the (probably Frankish or Old English) source include home, Dutch heem, German Heim, Old English hām. (English usage before the 12th century)
- He also wrote incidental music to Hamlet, a symphony, and other works.
- Shakespeare, Hamlet, 1.
- Near this hamlet on the coast of the Gulf of Mirabello in east Crete,t he American archaeologist MissHarriet Boyd hasexcavated a great part of another Minoan town.
- Des Weltschmerzes (1876); Huber, Der Pessimismus (1876); von Golther, Der moderne P. (1878); Paulsen, Schopenhauer, Hamlet, Mephistopheles (1900); Kowalewski, Studien zur Psychologie des P. (1904).
- These three suburbs - as well as the little hamlet of Demirtash, containing about Soo houses all occupied by Bulgars - are all built in the native fashion; but the, fifth suburb, Karagatch, which is on the right bank of the Maritza, and occupies the region between the railway station and the city, is Western in its design, consisting of detached residences in gardens, many of them handsome villas, and all of modern European type.