hiwen

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hīwą (husband, wife, spouse), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱeyw-, *ḱeym- (relative, tribesman). Cognate with Old Saxon hīwa (wife), Old High German hīwun (servant, spouse, members of the family), Latin cīvis (burgher, citizen). More at city.

Noun[edit]

hīwen n

  1. household

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