The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: heen

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heen pronunciation
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adverb: {{nl-adv}}
  1. away De baron gaf den koetsier een wenk en het rijtuig rolde heen. The baron gave the coachman a sign and the carriage rolled away.
  2. (postpositional) to, towards Waar ga ik heen? Where am I going?
  3. (slang) gone, outside the boundaries of the norm Hij was echt ver heen toen. He was already too far gone. (could imply being drunk or having lost his mind)
antonyms:
  • vandaan
related terms:
  • heen en weer

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