bäva

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From Proto-Germanic *bibōną, *bibjaną (to quake, shiver), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰoyǝ- (to frighten, be afraid). Compare Dutch beven (to quake), German beben (to quake, tremble).

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bäva

  1. to tremble, quiver, shudder
    Synonyms: darra, skälva, skaka, ruska
  2. to be uneasy or fearful

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