03:14 Oct 4, 2004
Norwegian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Social Sciences - Genealogy
Norwegian term or phrase: haave
...meaning of the name Haave.
Ken Thompson

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4the high one
Eivind Lilleskjaeret
1land; catch; earn plenty
Sven Petersson



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land; catch; earn plenty

From Bokmålsordboka (http://www.dokpro.uio.no/ordboksoek.html):

"håve v1 ta opp, fange med håv / h- inn penger tjene store beløp"


håve = land with landing net; catch with landing net
håve inn penger = earn vast amounts

Sven Petersson
Local time: 11:49
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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the high one

One of the names of Odin, the master of the gods in Norse mythology. Spelled Haave or Håve; "haa" (pronounced "haw") means literally "tall/high".

    Reference: http://idun.wicca.no/gud/leksikon/o.html
Eivind Lilleskjaeret
Local time: 11:49
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