häva

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish hæfia, from Old Norse hefja, from Proto-Germanic *habjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂pyé-, from the root *keh₂p- (to seize). Compare Danish hæve, Norwegian hevja, English heave, Dutch heffen, German heben.

Verb[edit]

häva (present häver, preterite hävde, supine hävt, imperative häv)

  1. to heave, to lift
  2. to end, to terminate

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