heffen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch heffen, from Old Dutch heffen, from Proto-West Germanic *habbjan, from Proto-Germanic *habjaną, a class 6 strong verb with j-present, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂pyéti, from the root *keh₂p- (to seize).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɛ.fə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛfən

Verb[edit]

heffen

  1. To raise, lift, heave.
  2. To levy (a tax or toll).

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of heffen (strong class non-standard)
infinitive heffen
past singular hief
past participle geheven
infinitive heffen
gerund heffen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular hef hief
2nd person sing. (jij) heft hief
2nd person sing. (u) heft hief
2nd person sing. (gij) heft hieft
3rd person singular heft hief
plural heffen hieven
subjunctive sing.1 heffe hieve
subjunctive plur.1 heffen hieven
imperative sing. hef
imperative plur.1 heft
participles heffend geheven
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: hef

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch heffen

Verb[edit]

heffen

  1. to lift, to raise
  2. to begin (of a letter)
  3. to collect, to receive (money)

Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *habbjan.

Verb[edit]

heffen

  1. to lift, to raise

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • heven”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *habbjan.

Verb[edit]

heffen

  1. to raise
  2. to lift

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Wright, Joseph. An Old High German Primer, Second Edition, 1906