torv

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See also: tõrv and tørv

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse torg, maybe from Old East Slavic търгъ (tŭrgŭ, marketplace).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɔrv/, [tˢɒːˀw]

Noun[edit]

torv n (singular definite torvet, plural indefinite torve)

  1. square (open space in a town)
  2. market, marketplace

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse torf, from Proto-Germanic *turbaz (turf, lawn), from Proto-Indo-European *dorbh- (tuft, grass).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

torv n (genitive singular torvs, uncountable)

  1. peat, turf

Usage notes[edit]

  • skera torv - to cut peat

Declension[edit]

n3s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative torv torvið
Accusative torv torvið
Dative torvi torvinum
Genitive torvs torvsins

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse torf, from Proto-Germanic *turbaz (turf, lawn), from Proto-Indo-European *dorbh- (tuft, grass).

Noun[edit]

torv n m (Bokmål), f (Nynorsk)

  1. peat, turf

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse torg, maybe from Old East Slavic търгъ (tŭrgŭ, marketplace).

Noun[edit]

torv n (Bokmål)

  1. Alternative form of torg

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þǫrf (need). Cognate with Old English þearf, Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐍂𐌱𐌰 (þarba) and Icelandic þörf.

Noun[edit]

torv f (definite singular torva, indefinite plural torver, definite plural torvene)

  1. need, want

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse torf, from Proto-Germanic *turbaz (turf, lawn), from Proto-Indo-European *dorbh- (tuft, grass).

Noun[edit]

torv c

  1. turf
  2. peat

Declension[edit]

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