See also: Hälsen

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From halse (to salute, beseech) +‎ -en. Related to Middle High German heilsen (to predict). More at halse.

VerbEdit

halsen (third-person singular simple present halsens, present participle halsening, simple past and past participle halsened)

  1. (transitive) To predict; promise.
  2. (intransitive) To promise; bode; bid (fair or ill).

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

halsen c

  1. definite singular of hals

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhalzn̩/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

halsen (third-person singular simple present halst, past tense halste, past participle gehalst, auxiliary haben)

  1. (nautical) to jib (shift or swing round, as a sail, boom, yard, etc.)

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

hals (neck) +‎ -en

VerbEdit

halsen (simple past halsed or hawsid)

  1. to embrace, caress
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DescendantsEdit
  • English: halse
  • Scots: hause

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Etymology 2Edit

From Old English hālsian and healsian, from Proto-Germanic *hailisōną (to greet; to beseech).

VerbEdit

halsen (simple past halsed or halyst, past participle halsed or ihalset)

  1. to beseech
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Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

halsen

  1. Alternative form of halsnen

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

halsen m

  1. definite singular of hals

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

halsen m

  1. definite singular of hals

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

halsen

  1. definite singular of hals