heofon

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *hebun. Probably related to both Proto-West Germanic *himil and Proto-Germanic *himinaz, but the origins of the relationship are mysterious.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxe͜o.fon/, [ˈhe͜o.von]

Noun[edit]

heofon m

  1. the sky
  2. heaven

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: heven