hawwe

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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Verb[edit]

hawwe

  1. have

West Frisian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian hebba, from Proto-Germanic *habjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p- ‎(to grasp). Compare English have, German haben, Dutch hebben, Low German hebben, Danish have.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hawwe

  1. to have (possess, own)
  2. to have (auxiliary verb)

Conjugation[edit]

Infinitive: hawwe
Present tense Past tense
person singular plural singular plural
1st ik haw wy hawwe ik hie wy hienen
2nd do/dû hast jimme hawwe do/dû hiest jimme hienen
3rd hy/sy hat hja hawwe hy/sy hie hja hienen
Present participle Imperative Auxiliary Past participle
hawwend (hawwende) haw hawwe hân
  • Variant past-tense plural: hiene