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Haft vs Hafta - What's the difference?

haft | hafta |

As verbs the difference between haft and hafta

is that haft is to fit a handle to a tool or weapon while hafta is eye dialect of lang=en Be required to; must.

As a noun haft

is the handle of a tool or weapon.

haft

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • The handle of a tool or weapon.
  • * Dryden
  • This brandish'd dagger / I'll bury to the haft in her fair breast.
    Synonyms
    * hilt (sword handle ) * stale, stail, stele, steal (axe handle )

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To fit a handle to a tool or weapon.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Alternative forms

    * heft

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Northern English dialect) A piece of mountain pasture to which a farm animal has become hefted.
  • hafta

    English

    Verb

  • (colloquial) Be required to; must.
  • I hafta fill in my tax return.

    See also

    * gotta