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German Verb Conjugations
HEISSEN: Conjugated in All Tenses

The German verb heißen (to be named, called) conjugated in all its tenses and moods

PRESENT TENSE • PRÄSENS

HEISSEN: Present | Past | Future | Subjunctive | All Verbs


Principal Parts: heißen • hieß • geheißen
Imperative (Commands): (du) Heiße! (ihr) Heißt! Heißen Sie!

HEISSEN
Present Tense - Präsens

Irregular Verbs: The verb HEISSEN (to be named) is a strong (irregular) verb. In the present tense singular, it has only two forms: heiße (ich) and heißt (du, er/sie/es). Its past tense forms hieß and geheißen are irregular. The verb heißen can have the following meanings: to call, to be named/called, to mean, to bid/command/tell, to say.
DEUTSCH ENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich heiße I am named/called
my name is
du heißt you are named/called
your name is
er heißt
 
sie heißt
 
es heißt
he is named/called
his name is
she is named/called
her name is
it is named/called
its name is
PLURAL
wir heißen we are named/called
our name is
ihr heißt you (guys) are named/called
your name is
sie heißen they are named/called
their name is
Sie heißen you are named/called
your name is
Examples:
Wie heißen Sie?
What is your name?
Was soll das heißen?
What is that supposed to mean?
What do you mean by that?
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