gihebbian

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gahabjaną, equivalent to gi- +‎ hebbian (see etymology 1 of hebbian). Akin to Old English gehabban, Old High German gihabēn, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌷𐌰𐌱𐌰𐌽 (gahaban).

Verb[edit]

gihebbian

  1. to hold
    gehauentemo non tenetur
    holding, non tenetur (Latin for: is not held) - (Glosses, Saint Michiel Bibliothèque Municipale, Meineke 589d)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gahabjaną (to raise), equivalent to gi- +‎ hebbian (see etymology 2 of hebbian). Akin to Old English ġehebban.

Verb[edit]

gihebbian

  1. to raise
    thea gumon alle giuuarð that sie ine gihoƀin te herosten
    the men all preferred to raise themselves to the noblest one - (Heliand, verse 2882)
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