hevan

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *habjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂pyé-, from the root *keh₂p- (to seize). Cognate with Old Saxon hebbian, Old English hebban, Old Norse hefja, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐍆𐌾𐌰𐌽 (hafjan).

Verb[edit]

hevan

  1. to lift

Descendants[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *himinaz (cloud cover, sky), from Proto-Indo-European *kemen-, *ḱemen- (sky, cloud).

Noun[edit]

hevan m

  1. heaven, sky
  2. the power of heaven

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