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EtymologyEdit

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

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hebban

  1. to have

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *habjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂pyéti, from the root *keh₂p- (take, seize).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

hebban

  1. to lift, to raise up
    Ic hond and rond hebban mihte. I could lift hand and shield. (Beowulf)

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