DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch heffen, from Old Dutch heffen, from Proto-Germanic *habjaną, a class 6 strong verb with j-present, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂pyéti, from the root *keh₂p- (to seize).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɛ.fə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛfən

VerbEdit

heffen

  1. To raise, lift, heave.
  2. To levy (a tax or toll).

InflectionEdit

Inflection of heffen (strong class non-standard)
infinitive heffen
past singular hief
past participle geheven
infinitive heffen
gerund heffen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular hef hief
2nd person sing. (jij) heft hief
2nd person sing. (u) heft hief
2nd person sing. (gij) heft hieft
3rd person singular heft hief
plural heffen hieven
subjunctive sing.1 heffe hieve
subjunctive plur.1 heffen hieven
imperative sing. hef
imperative plur.1 heft
participles heffend geheven
1) Archaic.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: hef

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch heffen, from Proto-Germanic *habjaną, a class 6 strong verb with j-present, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂pyéti, from the root *keh₂p- (to seize).

VerbEdit

heffen

  1. to lift, to raise
  2. to begin (of a letter)
  3. to collect, to receive (money)

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit


Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *habjaną.

VerbEdit

heffen

  1. to lift, to raise

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • heven”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012