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heißen

Meanings

1.
to be called
(common translation for "my name is" is "ich heiße")
2.
to mean
(In phrasings like "That means that..." or "What does that mean?")
3.
to call
(Archaic, NOT used anymore, except in the fixed phrase "willkommen heißen". The person and the name are both direct objects.)
4.
people say
("es heißt, ..." - fixed phrasing for rumors, or other things (check the comment for an example).)

Word Family

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