Heißen is a German irregular verb meaning to mean. Heißen appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 53rd most used irregular verb.
Heißen Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Heißen Present Perfect
The past participle of Heißen is geheißen. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haben with the past participle.
Heißen Simple Past
The simple past of Heißen is hieß.
Regular vs. Irregular Verbs
A verb is called a regular verb when its conjugation follows a typical pattern. A verb which does not follow these patterns exactly is called an irregular verb. In German, the 3 regular patterns are for verbs ending in en, eln/ern, and ten.
German Conjugation Chart
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