hebben etymology

Middle English word hebben comes from Proto-Indo-European - -yéti, and later Proto-Germanic *habjaną (To lift, heave.)

Detailed word origin of hebben

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
- -yéti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*keh₂p- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kh₂pyé- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*habjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To lift, heave.
hebban Old English (ang) To lift, to raise up.
hebben Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as hebben

Descendants of - -yéti
acatour beelden belden bostlen botel bottle boueer boun buen bustelen chacer conceiven desayven dissayven fysike han overhebben part-takynge perceiven shippwright shipwright upheven warkynge werken