haven vs oasis what difference

what is difference between haven and oasis

English

Etymology

From Middle English haven, havene, from Old English hæfen (haven; harbour; port), from Proto-West Germanic *habanu, from Proto-Germanic *habnō, *habanō (compare Dutch haven, German Hafen, Norwegian/Danish havn, Swedish hamn), from Proto-Germanic *habą (sea) (compare Old English hæf, Middle Low German haf, Old Norse haf (sea), German Haff (bay or lagoon behind a spit), perhaps, in the sense of “heaving sea”, etymologically identical with Old Norse haf (heaving, lifting, uplift, elevation), derived from Proto-Germanic *habjaną (to lift, heave)), or from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂pnós (compare Old Irish cúan (harbor, recess, haven)). Doublet of abra.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈheɪvən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪvən

Noun

haven (plural havens)

  1. A harbour or anchorage protected from the sea.
  2. (by extension) A place of safety; a refuge or sanctuary.
  3. (by extension) A peaceful place.

Synonyms

  • refuge
  • sanctuary
  • zoar

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

haven (third-person singular simple present havens, present participle havening, simple past and past participle havened)

  1. To put into, or provide with a haven.

Translations

Anagrams

  • heav’n, nevah

Danish

Noun

haven c

  1. definite singular of have

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦaːvə(n)/
  • Hyphenation: ha‧ven
  • Rhymes: -aːvən

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch havene, from Old Dutch *havana, from Proto-West Germanic *habanu, from Proto-Germanic *habnō, *habanō.

Noun

haven f (plural havens, diminutive haventje n)

  1. harbour
  2. port
Derived terms

– port types

Descendants
  • Afrikaans: hawe
  • Papiamentu: haf, haaf

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun

haven

  1. Plural form of have.

Finnish

Alternative forms

  • hapene (dialectal)

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *haben.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɑʋen/, [ˈhɑʋe̞n]
  • Rhymes: -ɑʋen
  • Syllabification: ha‧ven

Noun

haven

  1. (dialectal) (single) hair
    Synonyms: hapsi, hius

Declension

Anagrams

  • ahven

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • have, haav, haf, hafe, haben, habben, heven, hawe
  • (contracted) han, haan, ha

Etymology

From Old English habban, hafian, from Proto-West Germanic *habbjan, from Proto-Germanic *habjaną.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhaːvən/, /ˈhavən/, /ˈhabən/
  • (contracted) IPA(key): /haːn/

Verb

haven

  1. to own (to have ownership of):
    1. to possess (an abstraction; a quality)
    2. to include (as a part, ingredient, or feature).
    3. to hold; to have at disposal
  2. to get, acquire, or obtain:
    1. to take (in); to be given
    2. to have (a child); to give birth
  3. to do; to perform (an action):
    1. (with preposition) to take (away)
    2. to have (done); to cause to (do, be)
    3. to be obliged to do; to be scheduled to do.
  4. (auxillary) Denotes completion; forms the perfect tense.
  5. to keep; to maintain (in a condition)
  6. to have (in a certain relationship)
  7. to consider; to look upon
  8. to experience; to undergo

Usage notes

  • As in Modern English, haven may be used elliptically in auxiliary constructions if the main verb is implicit.
  • The perfect progressive construction (modern have been + present) is known in Middle English, though rare and late.
  • Some intransitive verbs may form the perfect with ben rather than haven.

Conjugation

Descendants

  • English: have (-‘ve, -a)
  • Scots: hae, ha, hiv, have, hawe (-a)

References

  • “hā̆ven, v.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Swedish

Noun

haven

  1. definite plural of hav

West Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian *hafen, *haven, from Proto-West Germanic *habanu, from Proto-Germanic *habnō.

Noun

haven c (plural havens, diminutive haventsje)

  1. harbour
  2. haven, refuge

Derived terms

  • havenhaad

Further reading

  • “haven (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011


English

Etymology

From Late Latin Oasis, from Ancient Greek Ὄασις (Óasis), from Demotic wḥj, from Egyptian wḥꜣt (oasis, cauldron),

Compare Sahidic Coptic ⲟⲩⲁϩⲉ (ouahe) and Arabic وَاحَة(wāḥa).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əʊˈeɪsɪs/, /əʊˈeɪsəs/
  • (US) enPR: ō-ā’sĭs, ō-ā’səs, IPA(key): /oʊˈeɪsɪs/, /oʊˈeɪsəs/
  • Rhymes: -eɪsɪs, -eɪsəs

Noun

oasis (plural oases or oasises)

  1. A spring of fresh water, surrounded by a fertile region of vegetation, in a desert.
  2. A quiet, peaceful place or situation separated from surrounding noise or bustle.

Synonyms

  • (quiet place or situation): island, refuge

Usage notes

The plural oasises is rare and sometimes proscribed.

Related terms

  • oasal
  • oasitic

Translations

Anagrams

  • Osias, ossia

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɔ.a.zis/

Noun

oasis m or f (plural oasis)

  1. oasis

Further reading

  • “oasis” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • osais

Galician

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɔ.ˈa.sis/

Noun

oasis m (plural oases)

  1. oasis (spring of fresh water in a desert)
  2. oasis (quiet, peaceful place)

Northern Sami

Pronunciation

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈoɑ̯siːs/

Noun

oasis

  1. locative singular of oassi

Spanish

Etymology

From Late Latin Oasis (name of various oases), from Ancient Greek Ὄασις (Óasis), from Demotic wḥj, from Egyptian wḥꜣt (oasis, cauldron),

.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /oˈasis/, [oˈa.sis]

Noun

oasis m (plural oasis)

  1. oasis

Tagalog

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish oasis.

Noun

oasis

  1. oasis

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