EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

hoten

  1. (obsolete) past participle of hote.

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English hātan (to command, call promise). More at hight, hest, behest.

VerbEdit

hoten (third-person sg present hatte or hot, present participle hotende or hotynge, third-person sg preterite hight or heet, past participle (y)hote(n))

  1. to command, enjoin
  2. to promise
  3. to be called, be named; hight
    There as I was wont to hote Arcite, Now hight I Philostrate, not worth a mite.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    --Chaucer.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: hote, hight
  • Scots: hate, hait

SloveneEdit

ParticipleEdit

hotȅn

  1. past passive participle of hoteti

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

hoten

  1. definite plural of hot