-haft

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German haft, from Proto-Germanic *haftaz(captured, afflicted), from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂ptós, from the root *keh₂p-(to seize).[1] Cognates include Old English hæft(captive), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐍆𐍄𐍃(hafts), Latin captus(captured), Old Irish cacht(captive, chain), Welsh caeth(slave, captivity, chain), Latin captīvus(captive).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-haft

  1. An adjectival suffix.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “Haft” in: Friedrich Kluge, “Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache” , 22. Auflage, 1989, bearbeitet von Elmar Seebold, ISBN 3-11-006800-1