Hafen

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German[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German havene. The word was already borrowed into Middle High German habene; the modern form with -f- is a later adaptation once again based on the Middle Low German form. Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *habnō. Cognate to Dutch haven and English haven.

Noun[edit]

Hafen m (genitive Hafens, plural Häfen)

  1. harbor/harbour; port; haven
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German haven m, from Old High German hafan m (pot).

Noun[edit]

Hafen m (genitive Hafens, plural Häfen)

  1. (regional, southern Germany) pot