what is difference between haven and oasis
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.
- IPA(key): /ˈheɪvən/
- Rhymes: -eɪvən
haven (plural havens)
- A harbour or anchorage protected from the sea.
- (by extension) A place of safety; a refuge or sanctuary.
- (by extension) A peaceful place.
haven (third-person singular simple present havens, present participle havening, simple past and past participle havened)
- To put into, or provide with a haven.
- heav’n, nevah
- definite singular of have
- IPA(key): /ˈɦaːvə(n)/
- Hyphenation: ha‧ven
- Rhymes: -aːvən
From Middle Dutch havene, from Old Dutch *havana, from Proto-West Germanic *habanu, from Proto-Germanic *habnō, *habanō.
haven f (plural havens, diminutive haventje n)
– port types
- Afrikaans: hawe
- → Papiamentu: haf, haaf
See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.
- Plural form of have.
- hapene (dialectal)
From Proto-Finnic *haben.
- IPA(key): /ˈhɑʋen/, [ˈhɑʋe̞n]
- Rhymes: -ɑʋen
- Syllabification: ha‧ven
- (dialectal) (single) hair
- Synonyms: hapsi, hius
- have, haav, haf, hafe, haben, habben, heven, hawe
- (contracted) han, haan, ha
From Old English habban, hafian, from Proto-West Germanic *habbjan, from Proto-Germanic *habjaną.
- IPA(key): /ˈhaːvən/, /ˈhavən/, /ˈhabən/
- (contracted) IPA(key): /haːn/
- to own (to have ownership of):
- to possess (an abstraction; a quality)
- to include (as a part, ingredient, or feature).
- to hold; to have at disposal
- to get, acquire, or obtain:
- to take (in); to be given
- to have (a child); to give birth
- to do; to perform (an action):
- (with preposition) to take (away)
- to have (done); to cause to (do, be)
- to be obliged to do; to be scheduled to do.
- (auxillary) Denotes completion; forms the perfect tense.
- to keep; to maintain (in a condition)
- to have (in a certain relationship)
- to consider; to look upon
- to experience; to undergo
- 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.
- English: have (-‘ve, -a)
- Scots: hae, ha, hiv, have, hawe (-a)
- “hā̆ven, v.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.
- definite plural of hav
From Old Frisian *hafen, *haven, from Proto-West Germanic *habanu, from Proto-Germanic *habnō.
haven c (plural havens, diminutive haventsje)
- haven, refuge
- “haven (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011
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).
- (UK) IPA(key): /əʊˈeɪsɪs/, /əʊˈeɪsəs/
- (US) enPR: ō-ā’sĭs, ō-ā’səs, IPA(key): /oʊˈeɪsɪs/, /oʊˈeɪsəs/
- Rhymes: -eɪsɪs, -eɪsəs
oasis (plural oases or oasises)
- A spring of fresh water, surrounded by a fertile region of vegetation, in a desert.
- A quiet, peaceful place or situation separated from surrounding noise or bustle.
- (quiet place or situation): island, refuge
The plural oasises is rare and sometimes proscribed.
- Osias, ossia
- IPA(key): /ɔ.a.zis/
oasis m or f (plural oasis)
- “oasis” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
- IPA(key): /ɔ.ˈa.sis/
oasis m (plural oases)
- oasis (spring of fresh water in a desert)
- oasis (quiet, peaceful place)
- (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈoɑ̯siːs/
- locative singular of oassi
From Late Latin Oasis (“name of various oases”), from Ancient Greek Ὄασις (Óasis), from Demotic wḥj, from Egyptian wḥꜣt (“oasis, cauldron”),
- IPA(key): /oˈasis/, [oˈa.sis]
oasis m (plural oasis)
Borrowed from Spanish oasis.