houwan

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hawwaną, whence also Old English hēawan (English hew), Old Norse hǫggva.

Verb[edit]

houwan (preterite singular hio or hiu, preterite plural hiewun or hiuwen, past participle gihouwan)[1]

  1. to hew

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Braune, Wilhelm (1955), Althochdeutsche Grammatik, 8. Auflage, bearbeitet von Walther Mitzka, Halle (Saale): Niemeyer, p. 317, § 354, Anm. 2.