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-Germanic *habjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p- ‎(take, seize). Cognate with Old Frisian hebba, Old Saxon hebbian (Low German hebben), Dutch hebben, Old High German habēn (German haben), Old Norse hafa (Swedish ha, hava, Danish have), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌱𐌰𐌽 ‎(haban). The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin capere, Old Irish cacht, Albanian kap ‎(grip), Slavic *xopiti (Old Church Slavonic хапѭште ‎(xapjǫšte), Russian хапать ‎(xapatʹ), Bulgarian хапя ‎(hápja)), Baltic *kap- (Lithuanian kàpteleti, Latvian kàmpt ‎(bite)).

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Verb[edit]

habban

  1. to have, to possess
    Ic hæbbe geweald micel. I have much power.
  2. (auxiliary) have (used with a participle to express the perfect tense)
    Ðas þing we habbaþ be him gewritene. We have written these things about him.

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