See also: Heten, héten, and hetén

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch hētan, originally from the passive voice of Proto-Germanic *haitaną.

VerbEdit

heten

  1. (copulative) To be named; to have as name, to be called.
    Deze kat heet Felix.
    This cat is called Felix.
Usage notesEdit

In a lot of dialects and colloquially the verb noemen ‎(call, give a name) is used instead of heten. This is generally considered incorrect[1] and is not usually tolerated in written Dutch.

InflectionEdit
Inflection of heten (weak with strong past participle)
infinitive heten
past singular heette
past participle geheten
infinitive heten
gerund heten n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular heet heette
2nd person sing. (jij) heet heette
2nd person sing. (u) heet heette
2nd person sing. (gij) heet heette
3rd person singular heet heette
plural heten heetten
subjunctive sing.1 hete heette
subjunctive plur.1 heten heetten
imperative sing. heet
imperative plur.1 heet
participles hetend geheten
1) Archaic.

Etymology 2Edit

From heet.

VerbEdit

heten

  1. (transitive) To heat, make warmer
  2. (intransitive) To heat up, become warmer
  3. (figuratively, transitive) To stir, arouse emotions etc.
InflectionEdit
  • See above.
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Taaladvies.net on noemen/heten

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

hét +‎ -en

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈhɛtɛn]
  • Hyphenation: he‧ten

AdverbEdit

heten (not comparable)

  1. the seven of us/you/them

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

heten m

  1. definite singular of hete

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

heten m

  1. definite singular of hete
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