heden

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

heden c

  1. singular definite of hede

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch heden, also hude, huden, from Old Dutch hiudo, a contraction of the instrumental phrase *hiu dago ‎(on this day). The appearance of the vowel -e- is unusual, the expected form in modern Dutch would be *huide(n), compare huidig.

Cognate with Old Saxon hiudu, hūdigu, German heute, West Frisian hjoed, Old English hēodæg.

Adverb[edit]

heden

  1. presently

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

heden n ‎(uncountable)

  1. the present

See also[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

heden

  1. heathen

Declension[edit]

Inflection of heden
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular heden mer heden mest heden
Neuter singular hedet mer hedet mest hedet
Plural hedna mer hedna mest hedna
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 hedne mer hedne mest hedne
All hedna mer hedna mest hedna
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Noun[edit]

heden

  1. definite singular of hed