heawan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *hawwaną, a reduplicating verb, from Proto-Indo-European *kow- (strike). Cognate with Old Frisian hawa, Old Saxon hauwan, hauuan, Old Ducth houwan (Dutch houwen), Old High German houwan (German hauen), Old Norse hǫggva (Icelandic höggva, Swedish hugga).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hēawan

  1. to strike, slash, cut
  2. to chop, hew, hash

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