helpen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch helpen, from Old Dutch helpan, from Proto-Germanic *helpaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

helpen ‎(past singular hielp, past participle geholpen)

  1. to help
    Wie mag ik helpen? : Who may I help?

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of helpen (strong class 3)
infinitive helpen
past singular hielp
past participle geholpen
infinitive helpen
gerund helpen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular help hielp
2nd person sing. (jij) helpt hielp
2nd person sing. (u) helpt hielp
2nd person sing. (gij) helpt hielpt
3rd person singular helpt hielp
plural helpen hielpen
subjunctive sing.1 helpe hielpe
subjunctive plur.1 helpen hielpen
imperative sing. help
imperative plur.1 helpt
participles helpend geholpen
1) Archaic.

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Low German[edit]

Verb[edit]

helpen

  1. Alternative spelling of hölpen

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch helpan, from Proto-Germanic *helpaną.

Verb[edit]

helpen

  1. to help, to aid, to assist
  2. to be helpful, to be beneficial

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English helpan.

Verb[edit]

helpen

  1. to help

Conjugation[edit]

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Middle Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon helpan ‎(to drip), from Proto-Germanic *helpaną. Cognate with English helpan, Dutch helpen and German helfen.

Verb[edit]

helpen

  1. to help

Conjugation[edit]