heen

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Alemannic German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hāben, from Proto-Germanic *habjaną. Compare German haben, Dutch hebben, West Frisian hawwe, English have, Icelandic hafa.

Verb[edit]

heen

  1. (Issime) to have

References[edit]

  • “heen” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch henen (away from here, hence). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɦeːn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: heen
  • Rhymes: -eːn

Adverb[edit]

heen

  1. away
    De baron gaf den koetsier een wenk en het rijtuig rolde heen.
    The baron gave the coachman a sign and the carriage rolled away.
  2. (postpositional) to, towards
    Waar ga ik heen?
    Where am I going?
  3. (slang) gone, outside the boundaries of the norms
    Hij was echt ver heen toen.
    He was already too far gone. (could imply being drunk or having lost his mind)

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