Pennsylvania GermanEdit

VerbEdit

hawwe

  1. to have

Usage notesEdit

  • Also used as the primary auxiliary verb to form the past tense.

ConjugationEdit


West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian hebba, from Proto-Germanic *habjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p- (to grasp).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

hawwe

  1. to have (possess, own)
  2. to have (auxiliary verb)

InflectionEdit

Irregular
infinitive hawwe
3rd singular past hie
past participle hân
infinitive hawwe
long infinitive hawwen
gerund hawwen n
auxiliary hawwe
indicative present tense past tense
1st singular ha hie
2nd singular hast hiest
3rd singular hat hie
plural hawwe hienen
imperative haw
participles hawwend, hawwende hân
  • (variant past-tense plural) hiene

Alternative formsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • hawwe”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011