haft

English

/hæft/, /hɑːft/

noun
Definitions
  • The handle of a tool or weapon.

Etymology

Inherited from Old English hæft (captive) inherited from Proto-Germanic *haftiją (handle, haft) root from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p- (seize, grasp, take, catch, grab, stick to, hold).

Origin

Proto-Indo-European

*keh₂p-

Gloss

seize, grasp, take, catch, grab, stick to, hold

Concept
Semantic Field

Possession

Ontological Category

Action/Process

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