geholian

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hulōną, *halōną, *haljaną (to call, fetch, summon), from a conflation of Proto-Indo-European *kel- (to drive) and Proto-Indo-European *kelh₁- (to shout, call), equivalent to ġe- +‎ *holian (to get). Cognate with Old Frisian halia (to get, drive home, take), Middle Dutch and Dutch halen, Old Saxon geholian, halōn (to get), Old High German halōn, holōn (to get, fetch) (German holen), Latin celer (swift), Latin calo (I call, summon). Related to Old English healdan (to grasp, hold, retain). More at accelerate, claim, hold.

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Verb[edit]

ġeholian

  1. to obtain

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