helan

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: Hélán

Esperanto[edit]

Adjective[edit]

helan

  1. accusative singular of hela

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

helan

  1. Genitive singular form of hela.

Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *helan, from Proto-Germanic *helaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- (to hide, conceal). Cognate with Old Frisian hela, Old Saxon helan, Dutch helen, Old High German helan (German hehlen); and with Latin cēlō, Ancient Greek καλύπω (kalúpō, I hide). Compare helian, hulu, hol.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxe.lɑn/, [ˈhe.lɑn]

Verb[edit]

helan

  1. to hide, conceal

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: helen, helien (merger with helian)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *hōlijan, from Proto-Germanic *hōlijaną, From Proto-Indo-European *kēl-, *ḱēl- (invocation; to beguile, feign, charm, cajole, deceive). Old High German huolēn, huolan; and Old Norse hœla. Compare hōlian, and hōl (etymology 2).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxeː.lɑn/, [ˈheː.lɑn]

Verb[edit]

hēlan

  1. to calumniate, slander
  2. to defame

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *helaną.

Verb[edit]

helan

  1. to hide

Conjugation[edit]