heben

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Noun[edit]

heben (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) ebony

Faire Venus sonne, that with thy cruell dart / At that good knight so cunningly didst roue / That glorious fire it kindled in his hart / Lay now thy deadly Heben bow apart / And with thy mother milde come to mine ayde - Spenser, "The First Booke of The Faerie Qveene"



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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German heffen, heven, hevan, from Proto-Germanic *habjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂pyé-, from the root *keh₂p- (to seize). Compare Dutch heffen, English heave, Danish hæve.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈheːbən/, [ˈheːbm̩]

Verb[edit]

heben (class 6 strong, third-person singular simple present hebt, past tense hob, past participle gehoben, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to lift; to raise
  2. (transitive) to heave; to hoist
  3. (reflexive) to rise; to lift

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