ljuv

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ljúfr, from Proto-Germanic *leubaz, from Proto-Indo-European *leubh- (love), *lewbʰ-.

Adjective[edit]

ljuv (masculine and feminine ljuv, neuter ljuvt, definite singular and plural ljuve, comparative ljuvare, indefinite superlative ljuvast, definite superlative ljuvaste)

  1. (poetic) lovely, sweet
    1895, Arne Garborg: Haugtussa, "Fyrivarsl":
    Men ljuv er ljosnande Morgon / alt etter den tunge Natt.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish liuver, from Old Norse ljúfr, from Proto-Norse ᛚᛖᚢᛒᚨᛉ (leubaz), from Proto-Germanic *leubaz, from Proto-Indo-European *leubh- (love), *lewbʰ-. Related to English love, Latin libet, Russian любовь (ljubovʹ).

Adjective[edit]

ljuv (comparative ljuvare, superlative ljuvast)

  1. lovely, sweet, pleasant

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