hiwen

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hīwą(husband, wife, spouse), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱeyw-, *ḱeym-(relative, tribesman). Cognate with Old Saxon hīwa(wife), Old High German hīwun(servant, spouse, members of the family), Latin cīvis(burgher, citizen). More at city.

NounEdit

hīwen n

  1. household

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