See also: -heden

DanishEdit

NounEdit

heden c

  1. definite singular of hede

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch heden, also hude, huden, from Old Dutch hiudo, a contraction of the instrumental phrase *hiu dago (on this day). The appearance of the vowel -e- is unusual, the expected form in modern Dutch would be *huide(n), compare huidig.

Cognate with Old Saxon hiudu, hūdigu, German heute, West Frisian hjoed, Old English hēodæg.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦeː.də(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: he‧den
  • Rhymes: -eːdən

AdverbEdit

heden

  1. today
  2. presently

NounEdit

heden n (uncountable)

  1. the present

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hadinaz, *hidanaz, cognate with Old Norse héðinn.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈxe.den/, [ˈhe.den]

NounEdit

heden m

  1. hood, chasuble

DeclensionEdit


SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

heden

  1. heathen

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of heden
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular heden mer heden mest heden
Neuter singular hedet mer hedet mest hedet
Plural hedna mer hedna mest hedna
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 hedne mer hedne mest hedne
All hedna mer hedna mest hedna
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

NounEdit

heden

  1. definite singular of hed

AnagramsEdit