chiefly dialect past participle of help

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  • holpen — holpen; un·holpen; …   English syllables

  • holpen — [hōl′pən, hō′pən] vt., vi. [ME] archaic or dial. pp. of HELP …   English World dictionary

  • holpen — now chiefly dialect past part of help * * * /hohl peuhn/, v. Nonstandard. a pp. of help. * * * holp /hōlp/ and holpen / ən/ (old) pat and pap of ↑help * * * holp(e, holpen pa. tense and pple. of help v. Also occas. u …   Useful english dictionary

  • Holpen — Holp Holp, Holpen Hol pen, imp. & p. p. of {Help}. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holpen — Help Help (h[e^]lp), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Helped} (h[e^]lpt) (Obs. imp. {Holp} (h[=o]lp), p. p. {Holpen} (h[=o]l p n)); p. pr. & vb. n. {Helping}.] [AS. helpan; akin to OS. helpan, D. helpen, G. helfen, OHG. helfan, Icel. hj[=a]lpa, Sw. hjelpa,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • holpen — /hohl peuhn/, v. Nonstandard. a pp. of help. * * * …   Universalium

  • holpen — past part of helpan …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • holpen — hol•pen [[t]ˈhoʊl pən[/t]] v. sts chiefly dial. a past part. of help …   From formal English to slang

  • holpen — /ˈhɒlpən/ (say holpuhn) verb Archaic past participle of help …   Australian English dictionary

  • Germanic strong verb — In the Germanic languages, a strong verb is one which marks its past tense by means of ablaut. In English, these are verbs like sing, sang, sung. The term strong verb is a translation of German starkes Verb , which was coined by the linguist… …   Wikipedia

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