לעבן

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Yiddish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (YIVO, Litvish) IPA(key): /ˈlɛbn̩/, [ˈlɛ.bm̩]
  • (Poylish, Ukrainish) IPA(key): [ˈleɪ.bm̩]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German leben, from Old High German lebēn, from Proto-West Germanic *libbjan, from Proto-Germanic *libjaną. Compare German leben and Leben. Akin to Dutch leven, English live and life, Swedish leva.

Verb[edit]

לעבן (lebn) (past participle געלעבט(gelebt))

  1. to live
  2. to make a living; (with פֿון(fun)) to live off
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Noun[edit]

לעבן (lebnn, plural לעבנס(lebns)

  1. life

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Preposition[edit]

לעבן (lebn)

  1. near
    Synonym: בײַ(bay)
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