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 hedde/hedd)

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

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