halsen

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English halsnen; equivalent to halse (to salute, beseech) +‎ -en. Related to Middle High German heilsen (to predict); more at halse.

Verb[edit]

halsen (third-person singular simple present halsens, present participle halsening, simple past and past participle halsened)

  1. (transitive) To predict; promise.
  2. (intransitive) To promise; bode; bid (fair or ill).

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

halsen c

  1. definite singular of hals

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German halsen, from Old High German halsôn, from Proto-West Germanic *halsijan, from Proto-Germanic *halsijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhalzn̩/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

halsen (weak, third-person singular present halst, past tense halste, past participle gehalst, auxiliary haben)

  1. (nautical) to jib (shift or swing round, as a sail, boom, yard, etc.)

Conjugation[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From hals (neck) +‎ -en (infinitival suffix).

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

halsen (simple past halsed or hawsid)

  1. to embrace, caress
Descendants[edit]
  • English: halse
  • Scots: hause

References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English hālsian, healsian, from Proto-Germanic *hailisōną (to greet; to beseech).

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

halsen (third-person singular simple present halsneth, present participle halsnende, halsnynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle halsned)

  1. to beseech
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Descendants[edit]

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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

halsen

  1. Alternative form of halsnen

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

halsen m

  1. definite singular of hals

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

halsen m

  1. definite singular of hals

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

halsen

  1. definite singular of hals.