hátan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hátan
pres. and p. hátte, pl. hátton To be called or named, have for a name Cwæþ ðæt se héhsta hátan sceolde Satan siððan said that the highest should be called Satan afterwards, Cd. 18; Th. 22, 22; Gen. 344. Án eá of ðám hátte Fison one river of them is called Pison, Gen. 2, 11. Saga hwæt ic hátte say what I am called, Exon. 106 b ; Th. 406, 13; Rä. 24, 16. Hú ne hátte hys módor Maria nonne mater ejus dicitur Maria? Mt. Kmbl. 13, 55. Ðe swá hátte that was thus called, Cd. 180; Th. 226, 17: Dan. 172: Bt. Met. Fox 1, 105; Met. 1, 53. On ðǽm bócum ðe hátton Apocalypsin in the books called the Apocalypse, Past. 58; Swt. 445, 35: Ors. 2, 4; Bos. 42, 34. [Goth. haitada I am called: Icel. heita, ek heiti: O. H. Ger. heizan, Grff. iv. 1077: Ger. heissen.]
This is a supplementary entry with editorial changes to an entry in the main volume of the dictionary. Look under the 'Possibly connected entries' below, or for the same headword in the list to the left.

A Combined List of Abbreviations.

Abbreviation not recognized. See:

A Combined List of Abbreviations.