behealdan

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *bihaldan (to hold with, keep). Equivalent to be- +‎ healdan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /beˈxæ͜ɑl.dɑn/, [beˈhæ͜ɑɫ.dɑn]

Verb[edit]

behealdan

  1. to hold, occupy, retain
  2. to do, perform
  3. to look upon, behold

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: beholden