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YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German haltan, from Proto-Germanic *haldaną. Compare German halten. Cognate with English hold, Old Saxon haldan.

VerbEdit

האַלטן ‎(haltn) ‎(past participle געהאַלטן(gehaltn))

  1. (transitive) to hold
  2. (intransitive) to stop
  3. (followed by פֿון(fun)) to approve of, to be fond of
  4. (followed by פֿון(fun)) to believe in
  5. (followed by בײַם(baym)) to be about to

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