HungarianEdit

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, Old High German habēn, Old Norse hafa, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌱𐌰𐌽 (haban). The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin capere, Old Irish cacht, Albanian kap (grip), Russian ха́пать (xápatʹ), Lithuanian kàpteleti.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈxɑb.bɑn/, [ˈhɑb.bɑn]

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 generally used with transitive verbs, while wesan or bēon were generally used with intransitive verbs.

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