älv

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See also: alv, ALV, and alv.

Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • älf (obsolete since 1906)
  • elf (obsolete since 1889)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse elfr, from Proto-Germanic *albī (river). Compare Norwegian Bokmål elv.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛlv/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

älv c

  1. a river

Usage notes[edit]

Declension[edit]

Declension of älv 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative älv älven älvar älvarna
Genitive älvs älvens älvars älvarnas

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