heofon

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *himinaz (cloud cover, sky), from Proto-Indo-European *kemen-, *ḱemen- (sky, cloud). Cognate with Old Saxon hevan (heaven), heƀan, Old Norse himinn (sky), Gothic 𐌷𐌹𐌼𐌹𐌽𐍃 (himins, heaven).

Noun[edit]

heofon m

  1. sky, firmament, heaven
  2. the power of heaven

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