helen

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See also: Helen and Helén

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch *heilen, *hēlen, from Proto-Germanic *hailijaną. Compare Low German helen, German heilen, English heal, West Frisian hielje, Danish hele, Swedish hela.

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helen (past singular heelde, past participle geheeld)

  1. To heal.
    De tijd die alle wonden heelt.
    The time that heals all wounds. (Marco Borsato – Wereld Zonder Jou)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Dutch *helan (hide, conceal), from Proto-Germanic *helaną.

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helen (past singular heelde, past participle geheeld)

  1. To accept stolen goods.
    Je hebt die spullen geheeld en dat is strafbaar.
    You have accepted those stolen things and that is illegal.
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