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Old SaxonEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

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hebbian

  1. to have
    haƀdun liudeo giuuald — they had the power of the people (Heliand, verse 59)
    that the gôdo gumo Iohannes te namon hebbean scoldi — that the good man should have Johannes as name (Heliand, verse 134)
    habdun hina bi handun — they had him in their hands (Genesis, verse 300)
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Etymology 2Edit

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

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hebbian

  1. to lift, to raise up
    thuo man thena godes suno an thena galgon huof
    then we raised God's son up to the gallows (Heliand, verse 5623)
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