alvor

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse alvara, from an adjective ǫlværr (benevolent), maybe from Middle Low German alwār (true, kind, benevolent).

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alvor c (singular definite alvoren, not used in plural form)

  1. seriousness (state of being serious)
  2. gravity
  3. earnestness

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese alvor, from Latin albor, albōre (whiteness).

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Noun[edit]

alvor m (plural alvores)

  1. the first light of the morning
  2. whiteness

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