ahebban

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ā- +‎ hebban. Cognate with Old Saxon āhebbian, Old High German irhevan, Gothic 𐌿𐍃𐌷𐌰𐍆𐌾𐌰𐌽 (ushafjan).

Verb[edit]

āhebban

  1. To heave or lift up, raise from low to high, elevate, exalt, ferment.
  2. To build, erect.
  3. (figuratively) To bear, support, uphold, give higher worth to, puff up.
  4. (figuratively) To remove.
  5. (figuratively) To give rise to, raise a laugh,

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References[edit]

  • áhebban in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary