English meaning: to grab, hold
    Deutsche Übersetzung: “fassen, ergreifen”
    Material: O.Ind. lábhatē, lámbhatē, rábhatē (perf. lalübha) “erfaßt, ergreift”, lübha- m. “Erlangen, profit, gain, benefit, advantage”, rábhas- n. “Ungestũm, force, might”, rabhasá- “wild, boisterous, vast, grand”; Gk. λάφῡρον “booty”, ἀμφι-λαφής “umfassend, big, large”; Lith. lõbis m. “blessing, possession, richness “, lõbti “rich become”, ablaut. lãbas m. “blessing”, also “gut”, Ltv. O.Pruss. labs “gut”.
    References: WP. II 385, Trautmann 148, Kuiper Nasalpräs. 148 f.

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