Other Word Forms of Height
Origin of Height
From the older heighth, from Old English hīehþu, from Proto-Germanic *hauhiþō (cf. *hauhaz), cognate to Old Norse and Icelandic hæð (cf. Swedish höjd, Norwegian høyde), Dutch hoogte, Old High German hohida, Gothic (hauhiþa). Corresponds to high + -th.
Middle English from Old English hēhthu, hēahthu
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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