-het

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See also: het, hét, hèt, hết, het., and нет

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

3rd pers. sg. passive marker; -h (added when verb ends with a vowel; to avoid palatalisation) + et. See Albanian -et for more.

Suffix[edit]

-het n

  1. Forms active verbs into mediopassive verbs. Indicating 3rd person singular, indicative, present: it is; (it) -s; (it) is -ing/-n/-ed/-t
    attached on active verbs ending with vowels (adding -h to avoid palatalisation):
    (it lets, leaves) + -hetlihet (it is left)
    lihet vetëm
    it is left alone

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-het

  1. (potential suffix) can, could, may, might, be allowed to. Added to verbs, indicating possibility or permission.
    felejt (to forget)felejthet (may forget, can forget)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (potential suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -hat is added to back vowel verbs
    -het is added to front vowel verbs

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German -heit, from Old Saxon -hēd, from Proto-Germanic *haiduz (manner, way), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)keyt-, *(s)keydʰ- (clear, bright, shining).

Cognate with Danish -hed, German -heit, Dutch -heid, English -hood.

Suffix[edit]

-het m or f

  1. Suffix giving an adjective a nounal meaning; -ness -ity.
    kjølig - kjølighet (cool - coolness)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish -het, which is borrowed from Middle Low German -heit, from Proto-Germanic *haiduz. Cognate with Danish -hed, German -heit, Dutch -heid, English -hood.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-het

  1. Productive suffix giving an adjective a nounal meaning; -ness, -ity
    nödvändig - nödvändighet (necessary - necessity)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ -het in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)

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