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See also: hatán, hátán, and hat an

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RomanizationEdit

hatan

  1. Romanization of 𐌷𐌰𐍄𐌰𐌽

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *haitaną (command, name), from Proto-Indo-European *kei-, *ki- (put in motion, be moving). Cognate with Old Frisian hēta, Old Saxon hētan, Old High German heizzan, Old Norse heita (Swedish heta), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌽 (haitan). The Indo-European root is also the source of Ancient Greek κίειν (kíein, put in motion), Latin ciere (rouse, make active) and Albanian cys (to spur, set in motion).

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VerbEdit

hātan

  1. to order, command
  2. to call, name
  3. (intransitive) to be called or named

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • andettan (to confess, acknowledge)
  • behāt (a promise, oath)
  • behātland (the promised land)
  • behǣs (a self behest, a self command)
  • forhātena (an ill-named person, scoundrel)
  • ġehāt (a promise, oath)
  • ġehātland (the promised land)
  • hāt (a promise, oath)
  • hāte (a bidding, calling, invitation)
  • hǣs (a command, hest, or behest)
  • nīedhǣs (a command under compulsion)
  • wīnhāte (a feast, party)

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