oven

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English[edit]

A man using an oven of a pizzeria.

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English oven, from Old English ofen, ofn, from Proto-Germanic *uhnaz, *uhwnaz (compare Dutch oven, Low German Aven, West Frisian ûne, German Ofen, Danish ovn, Swedish ugn, Icelandic ofn, Gothic auhns), probably from a Proto-Indo-European *aukw- (cooking pot), *Hukʷ-, *ukwnos (compare Sanskrit उखा (ukhā), Old Armenian ակութ (akutʿ), Albanian anë, Latin aulla, olla, Ancient Greek ἰπνός (ipnós)).

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oven (plural ovens)

  1. A chamber used for baking or heating.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ukhnaz, *uhwnaz (compare Low German Aven, West Frisian ûne, German Ofen, English oven, Danish ovn, Swedish ugn, Icelandic ofn, Gothic auhns), probably from a Proto-Indo-European *aukw- (cooking pot), *Hukʷ-, *ukwnos.

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oven m (plural ovens, diminutive oventje n)

  1. oven

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Finnish[edit]

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oven

  1. Genitive singular form of ovi.

Slovene[edit]

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From Proto-Slavic *ovьnъ.

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ôven m anim (genitive ôvna, nominative plural ôvni)

  1. ram (male sheep)

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