habban

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hab +‎ -ban

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈhɒbːɒn]
  • Hyphenation: hab‧ban

Noun[edit]

habban

  1. inessive singular of hab

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *habbjan, from Proto-Germanic *habjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p- (take, seize).

Cognate with Old Frisian hebba, Old Saxon hebbian, Old High German habēn, Old Norse hafa, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌱𐌰𐌽 (haban). The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin capere, Old Irish cacht, Albanian kap (grip), Russian ха́пать (xápatʹ), Lithuanian kàpteleti.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxɑb.bɑn/, [ˈhɑb.bɑn]

Verb[edit]

habban

  1. to have, to possess
  2. (auxiliary) have (used with a participle to express the perfect tense)

Usage notes[edit]

  • As an auxiliary, habban was generally used with transitive verbs, while wesan or bēon were generally used with intransitive verbs.

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