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Proto-Germanic: *xa(u)bVda-z, -n
Meaning: head
IE etymology: IE etymology
Gothic: haubiɵ (-d-) n. (a) `head'
Old Norse: haufuδ (Bragi), hɔfuδ n. `Haupt; Anführer; Mann'
Norwegian: hovud
Swedish: huvud
Danish: hoved
Old English: hēafod, gen. hēafdes m. `head, chief, source, the commencing point or the highest point (of a stream, of a field, etc.)'; { hafud; hafola }
English: head
Old Frisian: hāved, hāfd, OWFris hād
Old Saxon: hōvid
Middle Dutch: hōvet, hooft, hoot
Dutch: hoofd n.
Old Franconian: hōvid
Middle Low German: hȫvet
Old High German: houbit `Kopf, Haupt' (8.Jh.)
Middle High German: houbet, houpt st. n. 'kopf, haupt an menschen und tieren'
German: Haupt n.

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