alva

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See also: Alva and alvā

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

alszik +‎ -va

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɒlvɒ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: al‧va

Verb[edit]

alva

  1. adverbial participle of alszik
    alva - while asleep
    A lajhárok idejük legnagyobb részét alva töltik. - Sloths spend most of their time sleeping.

Derived terms[edit]


Latvian[edit]

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 Alva on Latvian Wikipedia

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Baltic *alu-ā-, *alwā-, from a derived form *al-əu-, *al-u- of Proto-Indo-European *al- (to shine, to light). Cognates include Lithuanian álvas, ãlavas, Old Prussian alwis (lead), Old Church Slavonic олово (olovo, lead) (Russian, Ukrainian олово (olovo, tin), Bulgarian олово (olovo, lead), Czech olovo (lead), Polish ołów (lead)), and, from a different derived form of *al-, Ancient Greek ἀλφός (alphós, white rash), Latin albus (dull white).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Chemical element
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alva f (4th declension)

  1. tin (metallic chemical element, with atomic number 50)
    alvas rūdatin ore
    alvas sakausējumitin alloys
    alvas karotetin spoon
    pārklāt ar alvu — cover with tin
    kausēt alvu — to melt tin

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “alva” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN: 9984-700-12-7

Northern Sami[edit]

Noun[edit]

alva

  1. energy

Inflection[edit]


Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin alba, feminine of albus (white).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alva f (plural alvas)

  1. alb (long white robe worn by priests and other ministers)
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 2 (facsimile):
      Eſta é de como ſta maria pareceu en toledo a ſant alifonſſo ⁊ deull ũa alua q̇ trouxe de paraẏſo con que diſſeſſe miſſa.
      This one is (about) how Holy Mary appeared to Saint Ildefonso in Toledo and gave him an alb from paradise to celebrate mass.

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese alva, from Latin alba, feminine of albus (white).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alva f (plural alvas)

  1. alb (long white robe worn by priests and other ministers)
  2. dawn

Adjective[edit]

alva

  1. feminine form of alvo

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

alva f (Cyrillic spelling алва)

  1. halva

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