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Old FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *gebaną.

VerbEdit

jeva[1][2][3][4][5]

  1. to give

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • North Frisian: jiw
    Föhr-Amrum: jiiw
    Mooring: jeewe
  • West Frisian: jaan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ von Richthofen, Karl (1840), “ieva, geva, iova, ian, ia”, in Altfriesisches Wörterbuch [Old Frisian Dictionary] (in German), Dieterich Göttingen, page 847
  2. ^ Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009), “ieva, jowa”, in An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN, page 201
  3. ^ Boutkan, Dirk; Siebinga, Sjoerd (2005), “jeva”, in Old Frisian Etymological Dictionary (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 1), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 204-205
  4. ^ Cummins, Adley H. (1887), “jeva”, in A Grammar of the Old Friesic Language, London: Trübner & Co., page 117
  5. ^ Hofmann, Dietrich; Tjerk Popkema, Anne; co-op. Gisela Hofmann (2008), “jeva, jewa, jowa, jouwaᵂᴸ, jāᵂᴸ, jānᵂᴸ, hjānᵂᴸ, gevaᵂᴸ”, in Altfriesisches Handwörterbuch [Old Frisian Concise Dictionary] (in German), Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter GmbH Heidelberg, →ISBN

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈxeba/, [ˈxeβa]
  • Venezuelan pronunciation IPA(key): /ˈheba/

NounEdit

jeva f (plural jevas)

  1. (slang, Cuba) woman
  2. (informal, Venezuela, Puerto Rico) girlfriend
  3. (slang, derogatory, Venezuela) a gay man, a male homosexual