hebbian

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *habjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p- (to grasp). Compare Old English habban, hafian, Old Dutch hebban, Old Frisian hebba, Old High German habēn, Old Norse hafa, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌱𐌰𐌽 (haban).

Verb[edit]

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 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *habjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂pyé-, from the root *keh₂p- (to seize). Cognate with Old English hebban, Old Frisian heva, Old High German hevan, Old Norse hefja, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐍆𐌾𐌰𐌽 (hafjan).

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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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