heofon

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *himinaz (cloud cover, sky), from Proto-Indo-European *kemen-, *ḱemen- (sky, cloud). Cognate with Old Saxon hevan, heƀan (heaven), Old Norse hifinn, himinn (sky), Gothic 𐌷𐌹𐌼𐌹𐌽𐍃 (himins, heaven).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈheo̯fon/, [ˈheo̯von]

Noun[edit]

heofon m

  1. the sky
  2. heaven

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