Last modified on 30 August 2014, at 14:53

heten

See also: Heten and héten

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch hētan, originally from the passive voice of Proto-Germanic *haitaną.

VerbEdit

heten (past singular heette, past participle geheten)

  1. (copulative) To be named; to have as name, to be called.
    Deze kat heet Felix.
    This cat is called Felix.
ConjugationEdit
Usage notesEdit

In a lot of dialects and colloquially the verb noemen (call, give a name) is used instead of heten. This is generally considered incorrect[1] and is not usually tolerated in written Dutch.

Etymology 2Edit

From heet.

VerbEdit

heten (past singular heette, past participle geheet)

  1. (transitive) To heat, make warmer
  2. (intransitive) To heat up, become warmer
  3. (figuratively, transitive) To stir, arouse emotions etc.
ConjugationEdit
  • See above.
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Taaladvies.net on noemen/heten

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

heten m

  1. definite singular of hete

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

heten m

  1. definite singular of hete