duva

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Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tuba (compare Malay tuba).

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duva

  1. a root used to poison fish

Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *dūbǭ. Compare Old Saxon dūƀa (German Low German Duuv), Old High German tūba (German Taube), Old English *dūfe (English dove), Old Norse dúfa (Danish due, Swedish duva), Gothic 𐌳𐌿𐌱𐍉 (dubō).

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dūva f

  1. dove, pigeon

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dúfa, from Proto-Germanic *dūbǭ. Compare Danish and Norwegian Bokmål due, Icelandic dúfa, Dutch duif, German Taube, English dove.

Noun[edit]

duva c

  1. a dove; a pigeon
  2. a dove, a friend of peace
    parlamentets hökar och duvor
    the parliament's hawks and doves

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Verb[edit]

duva (present duvar, preterite duvade, supine duvat, imperative duva)

  1. (sailing) to heave (of a ship rocking forward)

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