hedde

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish hetæ, from Old Norse heita, from Proto-Germanic *haitaną (to call), cognate with Swedish heta, German heißen, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌽 (haitan, to call).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hedde (imperative hed, infinitive at hedde, present tense hedder, past tense hed, perfect tense har heddet)

  1. to be called (to have a specific name)
  2. to be named
  3. (passive) to be said, claimed

Inflection[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch hebdi, a contraction of hebt gi (modern hebt gij).

Contraction[edit]

hedde

  1. (Brabant) Contraction of hebt gij.

Usage notes[edit]

The contraction is sometimes reinforced with an additional gij, giving hedde gij.


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English head.

Verb[edit]

hedde (present tense heddar, past tense hedda, past participle hedda, passive infinitive heddast, present participle heddande, imperative hedd)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, ball games, especially soccer) to strike (the ball) with one's head

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