houve

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English hūfe(a covering for the head), from Proto-Germanic *hūbǭ(hood, cowl), from Proto-Indo-European *kewp-(to bend, curve, vault). Cognate with Dutch huif(hood, tent), German Haube(hood, bonnet, cap), Swedish huva(hood, bonnet, cap), Icelandic húfa(cap).

Noun[edit]

houve (plural houves)

  1. (dialectal) A head covering of various kinds; a hood; a coif; a cap.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?)

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Verb[edit]

houve

  1. First-person singular (eu) preterite indicative of haver
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) preterite indicative of haver