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Hafen

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhaːfɱ̩/, /ˈhaːfən/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German havene f, m. The word was already borrowed into Middle High German as habene; the modern form with -f- is a later adaptation once again based on the Middle Low German form. Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *habnō f. Cognate to Dutch and English haven.

NounEdit

Hafen m (genitive Hafens, plural Häfen)

  1. harbor/harbour; port; haven
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German haven m, from Old High German hafan m (pot).

NounEdit

Hafen m (genitive Hafens, plural Häfen)

  1. (regional, southern Germany) pot