hellen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch helden, from Old Dutch *helden, from Proto-Germanic *halþijaną. The loss of the d occurred by reanalysis of the past tense form helde as consisting of hel-de rather than held-de.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

hellen

  1. to incline

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of hellen (weak)
infinitive hellen
past singular helde
past participle geheld
infinitive hellen
gerund hellen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular hel helde
2nd person sing. (jij) helt helde
2nd person sing. (u) helt helde
2nd person sing. (gij) helt helde
3rd person singular helt helde
plural hellen helden
subjunctive sing.1 helle helde
subjunctive plur.1 hellen helden
imperative sing. hel
imperative plur.1 helt
participles hellend geheld
1) Archaic.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hellen

  1. inflected form of hell

Verb[edit]

hellen (third-person singular simple present hellt, past tense hellte, past participle gehellt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (poetic) to brighten

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hellen

  1. inflected form of hell

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *hellan, from Proto-Germanic *hellaną.

Verb[edit]

hellen

  1. to sound, resound

Inflection[edit]

Weak
Indicative Present Past
1st singular helle helde
2nd singular hels, helles heldes
3rd singular helt, hellet helde
1st plural hellen helden
2nd plural helt, hellet heldet
3rd plural hellen helden
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular helle helde
2nd singular hels, helles heldes
3rd singular helle helde
1st plural hellen helden
2nd plural helt, hellet heldet
3rd plural hellen helden
Imperative Present
Singular helle
Plural helt, hellet
Present Past
Participle hellende gehelt

Further reading[edit]

  • hellen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

hellen m, f

  1. definite masculine singular of helle

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Noun[edit]

hellen m (definite singular hellenen, indefinite plural hellenar, definite plural hellenane)

  1. Greek, particularly someone from Ancient Greece

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