heffen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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
verbal noun
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]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

heffen

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

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • heffen (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • heffen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929