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EtymologyEdit

hab +‎ -ban

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈhɒbːɒn]
  • Hyphenation: hab‧ban

NounEdit

habban

  1. inessive singular of hab

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *habjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p- (take, seize). Cognate with Old Frisian hebba, Old Saxon hebbian (Low German hebben), Dutch hebben, Old High German habēn (German haben), Old Norse hafa (Swedish ha, hava, Danish have), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌱𐌰𐌽 (haban). The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin capere, Old Irish cacht, Albanian kap (grip), Slavic *xopiti (Old Church Slavonic хапѭште (xapjǫšte), Russian хапать (xapatʹ), Bulgarian хапя (hápja)), Baltic *kap- (Lithuanian kàpteleti, Latvian kàmpt (bite)).

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VerbEdit

habban

  1. to have, to possess
  2. (auxiliary) have (used with a participle to express the perfect tense)

Usage notesEdit

  • As an auxiliary, habban was used with transitive verbs, while wesan or bēon were used with intransitive verbs.

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