ahabban

Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Equivalent to ā- +‎ habban.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑːˈxɑb.bɑn/, [ɑːˈhɑb.bɑn]

VerbEdit

āhabban

  1. (transitive, reflexive) to restrain one's self, abstain from (+ fram)
    • 1921, Joseph Bosworth & Thomas Northcote Toller, Bosworth-Toller Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online
      Hīe hīe fram wīfum āhæfden.
      They abstained from women.
  2. to support

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