See also: Horen, hören, and Hören

DanishEdit

NounEdit

horen c

  1. definite singular of hore

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch horen, from Old Dutch *hōren, from Proto-West Germanic *hauʀijan, from Proto-Germanic *hauzijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱh₂owsyéti.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦoːrə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ho‧ren
  • Rhymes: -oːrən

VerbEdit

horen

  1. (transitive) to hear
    Ik hoor niets.
    I hear nothing.
  2. (intransitive) to belong
    Zij horen bij ons.
    They belong with us.
  3. (auxiliary, with te) to be supposed to, to be meant to
    Dat hoort hier te liggen.
    That is supposed to be lying here.
    Je hoort dat zo te doen.
    You are supposed to do it that way.
  4. (intransitive) to be appropriate, polite or agreeing with social norms (lit. to be heard of)
    Dat hoort niet!
    That is inappropriate!

InflectionEdit

Inflection of horen (weak)
infinitive horen
past singular hoorde
past participle gehoord
infinitive horen
gerund horen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular hoor hoorde
2nd person sing. (jij) hoort hoorde
2nd person sing. (u) hoort hoorde
2nd person sing. (gij) hoort hoorde
3rd person singular hoort hoorde
plural horen hoorden
subjunctive sing.1 hore hoorde
subjunctive plur.1 horen hoorden
imperative sing. hoor
imperative plur.1 hoort
participles horend gehoord
1) Archaic.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: hoor

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *hōren, from Proto-West Germanic *hauʀijan, from Proto-Germanic *hauzijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱh₂owsyéti.

VerbEdit

hôren

  1. to hear (perceive audibly)
  2. to hear, to learn of (audibly or otherwise)
  3. to listen
  4. to listen to, to obey
  5. to belong to
  6. to be subservient to
  7. to be part of
  8. to be necessary for

InflectionEdit

Weak
Infinitive hôren
3rd sg. past
3rd pl. past
Past participle
Infinitive hôren
In genitive hôrens
In dative hôrene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular hôre
2nd singular hôors, hôres
3rd singular hôort, hôret
1st plural hôren
2nd plural hôort, hôret
3rd plural hôren
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular hôre
2nd singular hôors, hôres
3rd singular hôre
1st plural hôren
2nd plural hôort, hôret
3rd plural hôren
Imperative Present
Singular hôor, hôre
Plural hôort, hôret
Present Past
Participle hôrende

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • horen (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “horen (I)”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page I


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English hārian; equivalent to hor (hoar) +‎ -en.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɔːrən/, /ˈhɔːriən/

VerbEdit

horen

  1. To develop grey, white, or hoary hair.
  2. (rare) To become old or elderly.
ConjugationEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: hoar (obsolete)
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English hōran, from Proto-Germanic *hōrōniz; equivalent to hore (whore) +‎ -en (plural suffix).

NounEdit

horen

  1. plural of hore (whore)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

horen m or f

  1. definite masculine singular of hore

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *hauʀijan, from Proto-Germanic *hauzijaną, whence also Old English hīeran, Old Norse heyra.

VerbEdit

hōren

  1. to hear

DescendantsEdit


WelshEdit

NounEdit

horen

  1. h-prothesized form of oren

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
oren unchanged unchanged horen
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.