hellen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch helden. 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]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɛlə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hel‧len
  • Rhymes: -ɛlən

Verb[edit]

hellen

  1. (intransitive) to incline

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of hellen (weak)
infinitive hellen
past singular helde
past participle geheld
infinitive hellen
gerund hellen n
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. inflection of hell:
    1. strong genitive masculine/neuter singular
    2. weak/mixed genitive/dative all-gender singular
    3. strong/weak/mixed accusative masculine singular
    4. strong dative plural
    5. weak/mixed all-case plural

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (poetic) to brighten

Conjugation[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • hellen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • hellen” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • hellen” in Duden online
  • hellen” in OpenThesaurus.de

Luxembourgish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hellen

  1. inflection of hell:
    1. strong/weak nominative/accusative masculine singular
    2. weak dative masculine/neuter singular
    3. strong/weak dative plural

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

hellen

  1. to sound, resound

Inflection[edit]

Weak
Infinitive hellen
3rd sg. past
3rd pl. past
Past participle
Infinitive hellen
In genitive hellens
In dative hellene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular helle
2nd singular hels, helles
3rd singular helt, hellet
1st plural hellen
2nd plural helt, hellet
3rd plural hellen
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular helle
2nd singular hels, helles
3rd singular helle
1st plural hellen
2nd plural helt, hellet
3rd plural hellen
Imperative Present
Singular hel, helle
Plural helt, hellet
Present Past
Participle hellende

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

hellen m or f

  1. definite masculine singular of helle

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (pre-2012) alternative form of hellenar

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἕλλην (Héllēn). Attested since 1822.

Noun[edit]

hellen c

  1. Hellene

Declension[edit]

Declension of hellen 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hellen hellenen hellener hellenerna
Genitive hellens hellenens helleners hellenernas

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