helpen

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch helpen, from Old Dutch helpan, from Proto-Germanic *helpaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱelb-, *ḱelp-. Compare Low German helpen, German helfen, West Frisian helpe, English help, Danish hjælpe.

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Verb[edit]

helpen (past singular hielp, past participle geholpen)

  1. to help
    Wie mag ik helpen? : Who may I help?

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Low German[edit]

Verb[edit]

helpen

  1. Alternative spelling of hölpen.

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English helpan.

Verb[edit]

helpen

  1. to help

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Middle Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon helpan (to drip), from Proto-Germanic *helpaną. Cognate with English helpan, Dutch helpen and German helfen.

Verb[edit]

helpen

  1. to help

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