heofon

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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).

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heofon m

  1. the sky, the firmament, the heavens
  2. heaven, paradise
  3. the power of heaven

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