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Verb

heben

  1. to have; to possess
    Ik hebe twi buke. – I have two books.
  2. (auxiliary) used with infinitive of verb to show obligation; to have to
    hefst neh skuel guen. – You have to go to school.
  3. (auxiliary) used with past participle to form the present perfect tense
    Wei heben neh skuel ëgun. – We have gone to school.

Conjugation

Infinitive: hebben
Present tense Past tense
Singular Plural Singular Plural
ik hebe wei heben ik hette wei hetten
hefst heben hette hetten
hei/sie heft zeir heben hei/sie hette zeir hetten
Present participle (Auxiliary) Past participle Imperative Subjunctive
hebend heben ëhett hebe on heben

German

Etymology

From Old High German hevan. Cognate with English heave.

Verb

heben (strong, third-person singular simple present hebt, past tense hob, auxiliary haben, past participle gehoben)

  1. (transitive) to lift; to raise
  2. (transitive) to heave; to hoist
  3. (reflexive) to rise; to lift

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