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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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