a-habban
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
a-habban
p. -hæfde; subj. pres. s. -hæbbe [a from, habban to have] To abstain, restrain; abstinere Ðú ne woldest ðé ahabban fram ðam húse ðæs forlorenan mannes noluisti te continere a domo perditi, Bd. 3, 22; S. 553, 36. Ðæt Herebald eallinga hine fram ðam geflíte ahæbbe ut Herebald ab illo se certamine funditus abstineat, 5, 6; S. 619, 4.
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