sav

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See also: Sav., sáv, säv, and šav

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortening of saveloy.

Noun[edit]

sav (plural savs)

  1. (UK, Australia, New Zealand, informal) A saveloy.
    • 1982, Ronald Hugh Morrieson, NZ, Predicament, The Dunmore Press, page 68,
      “Well, I don′t know what you′ll think. I′m only saying this to show what you′ve all done for me, but last Christmas dinner I had cold savs.”
      There was silence and then Mervyn added with a break in his voice, “Saveloys. []
    • 2007, Gilda O'Neill, Rough Justice, William Heinemann, UK, page 397,
      ‘Your turn today, Lil,’ he said. ‘Fish and chips for me. No, wait, I′ll have savs, faggots and pease pudding.’
    • 2008, Deborah Penrith, Live & Work in Australia, Crimson Publishing, UK, page 176,
      The menu of the average fish and chip shop will also offer [] battered savs/Pluto pups (these are basically saveloy sausages with a fried batter on a stick, dipped in tomato ketchup) as well as a choice of homemade marinated pickles.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Shortening of savage.

Adjective[edit]

sav (comparative more sav, superlative most sav)

  1. (UK, slang, informal) Short for savage (unpleasant or unfair).

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Danish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sav c (definite singular saven, indefinite plural save, definite plural savene)

  1. a saw (cutting tool with a toothed blade)

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Partly from the adjective savanyú, partly the old adjectival form of the noun : savas, or possessive: sava.

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sav (plural savak)

  1. acid

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Rafsi[edit]

sav

  1. rafsi of savru.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Metathesized from earlier vas, from Proto-Slavic *vьśь.

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sȁv (Cyrillic spelling са̏в)

  1. all, complete, whole
    sav sv(ij)et ― the whole world
    svi ljudi ― all the people
    svo radništvo ― the whole working class
    sve vr(ij)eme ― all the time
    svom snagom/silom ― with all one's force
  2. (pronominally, in masculine plural) everybody, everyone, all
    svi su došli na zabavu ― everyone came to the party
    svima ideš na živce! ― you're getting on everyone's nerves!
    svi za jednog, jedan za sve ― all for one, one for all
  3. (pronominally, in neuter singular) everything, all
    sve si pojeo ― you ate everything
    dosta mi je svega! ― I'm fed up with everything
    to je sve ― that's all
    sve u sve(mu) ― all in all
    sve(mu) si ti kriv ― you are to blame for everything
    ni za sve na sv(ij)etu ― for nothing in the world
    pr(ij)e svega ― above all
    uz(a) sve to ― in addition to all that
    sve najbolje! ― all the best!
  4. (pronominally, as an intensifier) all, completely
    sav sam mokar ― I'm completely wet
    sve tamo do mora ― all the way to the sea

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  • sav” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sav c

  1. sap (juice in plants)

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic sav, from Proto-Turkic.

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sav

  1. argument, thesis, allegation, claim