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English

Etymology 1

Unknown.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to Haver

Third person singular
Havers

Simple past
Havered

Past participle
Havered

Present participle
Havering

to Haver (third-person singular simple present Havers, present participle Havering, simple past and past participle Havered)
  1. (British) To 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.
  2. Patrono:Scottish English To maunder; to talk foolishly; to chatter; talking nonsense; to babble
    • 1988, The Proclaimers, I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
      And if I haver, yeah I know I’m gonna be / I’m gonna be the man who’s havering to you.
    • 2004 James Campbell, "Boswell and Mrs. Miller", in The Genius of Language (ed. Wendy Lesser), p. 194
      She havers on about her "faither" and "mirra" and the "wee wean," her child, and "hoo i wiz glaiket but bonny forby."

Etymology 2

Germanic, from Dutch haver (oats), cognate with German Hafer.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
Haver

Plural
Havers

Haver (plural Havers)
  1. The cereal oats.

Etymology 3

have +‎ -er

Noun

Singular
Haver

Plural
Havers

Haver (plural Havers)
  1. One who has, possesses etc.
Synonyms

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin habēre, present active infinitive of habeō (have, hold, possess).

Noun

Haver m. (plural Havers)

  1. A possession
  2. A credit

Related terms

Verb

Patrono:Ca-verb

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

Patrono:Ca-verb

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

Conjugation

Patrono:Ca-conj

Related terms

Verb

Patrono:Ca-verb

  1. To get

Alternative spellings

Conjugation

Patrono:Ca-conj

References


Danish

Noun

Haver c.

  1. Plural indefinite of have.

Dutch

Etymology

Uncertain, plausibly from Middle Dutch haver, probably of Germanic origin given many apparent cognates such as Old Norse hafri, Old English haver, Old High German habaro.

Pronunciation

Noun

Haver m. (plural havers, diminutive havertje, diminutive plural havertjes)

  1. Any wild species or cultivar of the genus Avena
  2. Especially Avena sativa, the cereal oats, notably fed to horses

Derived terms

Patrono:Der-top

Patrono:Der-mid

Patrono:Der-bottom

Descendants

Verb

haver

  1. The imperative of haveren.
  2. The first-person singular present indicative of haveren.

Hungarian

Etymology

From the Patrono:Yi[[Category:hu:Patrono:Yi derivations|Haver]] [[chawer#Patrono:Yi|chawer]], from the Patrono:He[[Category:hu:Patrono:He derivations|Haver]] [[חבר#Patrono:He|חבר]] (khaver), friend).

Pronunciation

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

Noun

Haver (plural Haverok)

  1. (slang) pal, buddy

Declension

Patrono:Hu-decl

Patrono:Hu-pos


Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin habēre, present active infinitive of habeō (have, hold, possess).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /aˈver/

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. Patrono:Impersonal there is, there are.
    " um banco aqui perto." - There is a bank nearby.

Conjugation

Patrono:Pt-conj


Swedish

Verb form

haver

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

el:haver eo:haver fr:haver fy:haver io:haver la:haver lt:haver li:haver hu:haver nl:haver oc:haver pl:haver pt:haver ru:haver fi:haver sv:haver vi:haver zh:haver

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