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Etymology 1

Unknown.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to haver

Third person singular
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Simple past
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Past participle
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Present participle
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to haver (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Northern England, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to hesitate.
  2. (UK) to hem and haw
  3. (Scotland) To maunder; to talk foolishly; to chatter; talking nonsense; foolish; babble
Quotations
hem and haw
  • 1988, Alan Hollinghurst, The Swimming Pool Library, Penguin Books, paperback edition, page 154
    This didn't seem at all unlikely, but when I none the less havered, he insisted that his 'Egyptian fortune-teller' had confirmed it.
maunder
  1. And if I haver, yeah I know I’m gonna be / I’m gonna be the man who’s havering to you. — lyric of I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles), by The Proclaimers.

Etymology 2

From Dutch.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
haver

Plural
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haver ({{{1}}})
  1. oats.
  2. a possessor, a holder.

Catalan

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ca:Template:lang:la derivations]] habēre, present active infinitive of habeō (have, hold, possess)

Noun

haver m. (plural havers)

Singular
haver m.

Plural
havers m.

  1. possession
  2. credit

Related terms

Verb 1

haver (first person singular present indicative he, past participle hagut)

  1. have, as an auxilliary verb for compound tenses
    • He fet.
      • I have done.

haver (first person singular present indicative haig, past participle hagut)

  1. must, have, as in "to have to"
    • Haig de fer alguna cosa
      • I have to do something.

Conjugation

Related terms

Verb 2

haver (first person singular present indicative hec, past participle hagut)

  1. get

Alternative spellings

Conjugation

References


Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

haver m.

  1. oats

Derived terms

Descendants


Hungarian

Etymology

From the Yiddish chawer, from the Hebrew חבר (khaver), friend).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈhɒvɛr/
  • Hyphenation: ha‧ver

Noun

haver (plural haverok)

  1. (slang) pal, buddy

Portuguese

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:pt:Template:lang:la derivations]] habēre, present active infinitive of habeō (have, hold, possess)

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /aˈve(x)/

Verb

haver

  1. (de + infinitive) should;
    "Amanhã, hei de ver o filme." - Tomorrow, I should watch the movie.
  2. (past + regular participle) had + past participle;
    "Eu já havia entrado quando você chegou." - I had already got in when you arrived.
  3. (present + regular participle) have been + present participle;
    "Eu tenho estudado muito, nos últimos dias." - I have been studying a lot, last days
  4. (impersonal) there is, there are.
    " um banco aqui perto." - There is a bank nearby.

Conjugation


Swedish

Verb

haver

  1. Present tense of hava, an older word for to have.

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