hæf

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhæf/, /ˈhæv/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hafjô (yeast, barm). Akin to Old High German hevo (yeast).

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Noun[edit]

hæf m

  1. yeast

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *habą.

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Noun[edit]

hæf n (nominative plural hafu)

  1. sea
  2. water