hov

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish hōv, from Old Norse hófr, from Proto-Germanic *hōfaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱoph₂ós. Cognate with Danish hov, English hoof, German Huf and Dutch hoef.

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Noun[edit]

hov c

  1. hoof
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German hof, cognate to German Hof and Danish hof.

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • hof (up until the 1906 spelling reform)

Noun[edit]

hov n

  1. court; the people surrounding a ruler, such as a monarch or an emperor; the accomodation of a monarch
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Verb[edit]

hov

  1. past tense of häva.
    Och han hov upp sin röst och kvad
    And he took up his parable, and said (Numbers 24:3)