Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/habbjan

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This Proto-West Germanic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-West GermanicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *habjaną.

VerbEdit

*habbjan[1]

  1. to have
InflectionEdit
Class 3 weak j-present
Infinitive *habbjan
1st sg. past *habdā
Infinitive *habbjan
Genitive infin. *habbjannjas
Dative infin. *habbjannjē
Instrum. infin. *habbjannju
Indicative Present Past
1st singular *habbju *habdā
2nd singular *habēs *habdēs, *habdōs
3rd singular *habēþ *habdē, *habdā
1st plural *habbjum *habdum
2nd plural *habēþ *habdud
3rd plural *habbjanþ *habdun
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular *habbjē *habdī
2nd singular *habbjēs *habdī
3rd singular *habbjē *habdī
1st plural *habbjēm *habdīm
2nd plural *habbjēþ *habdīd
3rd plural *habbjēn *habdīn
Imperative Present
Singular *habē
Plural *habēþ
Present Past
Participle *habbjandī *habd
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *habjaną.

VerbEdit

*habbjan[2]

  1. to lift
InflectionEdit

*habiþi, *hōf, *hōbun, *haban

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ringe, Donald; Taylor, Ann (2014) The Development of Old English (A Linguistic History of English; 2), Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 131: “PWGmc *habja- ~ *habē-”
  2. ^ Ringe, Donald; Taylor, Ann (2014) The Development of Old English (A Linguistic History of English; 2), Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 51: “PWGmc *[habʲbʲan]”