handhaaf

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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch handhaven, from Middle Dutch hanthaven, from Middle High German hanthaben, itself a calque from Old French maintenir, from Vulgar Latin manūteneō.

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VerbEdit

handhaaf (present handhaaf, present participle handhawende, past participle gehandhaaf)

  1. (transitive) to enforce, to maintain, to uphold

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

handhaaf

  1. first-person singular present indicative of handhaven
  2. imperative of handhaven