hatan

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See also: hátán and hat an

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *haitaną(command, name), from Proto-Indo-European *kei-, *ki-(put in motion, be moving). Cognate with Old Frisian hēta, Old Saxon hētan, Old High German heizzan, Old Norse heita (Swedish heta), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌽(haitan). The Indo-European root is also the source of Ancient Greek κίειν(kíein, put in motion), Latin ciere(rouse, make active) and Albanian cys(to spur, set in motion).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hātan

  1. to order, command
  2. to call or name
  3. (intransitive) to be called or named

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Related terms[edit]

  • andettan(to confess, acknowledge)
  • behāt(a promise, oath)
  • behātland(the promised land)
  • behǣs(a self behest, a self command)
  • forhātena(an ill-named person, scoundrel)
  • ġehāt(a promise, oath)
  • ġehātland(the promised land)
  • hāt(a promise, oath)
  • hāte(a bidding, calling, invitation)
  • hǣs(a command, hest, or behest)
  • nīdhǣs(a command under compulsion)
  • wīnhāte(a feast, party)

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