See also: hêta and Heta

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἧτᾰ (hêta).

NounEdit

heta (plural hetas)

  1. The Ancient Greek letter eta, or variants of it, when used in their original function of denoting the consonant /h/.

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GuaraníEdit

DeterminerEdit

heta

  1. many

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

 
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heta m or f (invariable)

  1. heta (old Greek letter)

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

heta

  1. Rōmaji transcription of へた

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

heta

  1. simple past of hete (Etymology 4)
  2. past participle of hete (Etymology 4)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

heta

  1. inflection of hete:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle

Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse heita, from Proto-Germanic *haitaną.

VerbEdit

hēta

  1. to call, invoke
  2. to be called, be named

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Swedish: heta

Rwanda-RundiEdit

VerbEdit

-heta (infinitive guheta, perfective -hese)

  1. (transitive) bend

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /heːta/

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Swedish hēta, from Old Norse heita, from Proto-Germanic *haitaną.

VerbEdit

heta (present heter, preterite hette, supine hetat, imperative het)

  1. (obsolete) to call, to name; to command
  2. to be called; to have as one's name, to hight
    • 1541, Gustav Vasa Bible, Genesis (Första Mosebok), 29:16, page 28 (paragraph 3, line 30)
      Och Laban hadhe twå döttrar / the äldsta heet Lea / och the yngsta heet Rahel.
      (modern spelling) Och Laban hade två döttrar / den äldsta het Lea / och den yngsta het Rachel.
      And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.
    Vad heter du?What's your name?
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

heta

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of het.

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WestrobothnianEdit

VerbEdit

heta (preterite & supine heta)

  1. (intransitive) To radiate heat.