sava

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Sava, Sáva, and savā

French[edit]

Interjection[edit]

sava

  1. Informal form of ça va.

Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sauðr, from Proto-Germanic *sauþaz.

Noun[edit]

sava (plural savat)

  1. sheep

Latvian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

sava

  1. genitive singular masculine form of savs
  2. nominative singular feminine form of savs

Novial[edit]

Verb[edit]

sava (past savad, active participle savant, passive participle savat)

  1. to know

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

sava (present savar, preterite savade, supine savat, imperative sava)

  1. to be in sap (for the juice in plants to rise, to ascend)
    tiden nu är inne, då björken safvar
    the time is right, when the birch is in sap
  2. to strip the sap from trees (usually birches)
    ett träd, som vårtiden safvas
    a tree, which in the springtime is stripped of sap
    Har han bläckat och safvat i min vackra fimmelstång. – Fimmelstång? – Ja, den där björken skulle bli en fimmelstång.
    Has he cut and stripped sap in my beautiful thill. – Thill? – Yes, that birch should have become a thill.

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]