ahebban

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ā- +‎ hebban. Cognate with Old Saxon āhebbian, Old High German irhevan, Gothic 𐌿𐍃𐌷𐌰𐍆𐌾𐌰𐌽 (ushafjan).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑːˈxeb.bɑn/, [ɑːˈheb.bɑn]

VerbEdit

āhebban

  1. to heave or lift up, raise from low to high, elevate, exalt, ferment
  2. to build, erect
  3. (figurative) to bear, support, uphold, give higher worth to, puff up
  4. (figurative) to remove
  5. (figurative) to give rise to, raise a laugh,

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: ahebben

ReferencesEdit

  • áhebban in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary