hawwe

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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Verb[edit]

hawwe

  1. to have

Usage notes[edit]

  • Also used as the primary auxiliary verb to form the past tense.

Conjugation[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian hebba, from Proto-Germanic *habjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p- (to grasp).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hawwe

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

Inflection[edit]

Irregular
infinitive hawwe
3rd singular past hie
past participle hân
infinitive hawwe
long infinitive hawwen
gerund hawwen n
auxiliary hawwe
indicative present tense past tense
1st singular ha hie
2nd singular hast hiest
3rd singular hat hie
plural hawwe hienen
imperative haw
participles hawwend, hawwende hân
  • (variant past-tense plural) hiene

Alternative forms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • hawwe”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011