øve

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See also: ove, Ove, öve, and övé

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German ȫven, from Proto-Germanic *ōbijaną (to do, practise), cognate with German üben.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈøːvə/, [ˈøːʋə], [ˈøːʊ]

Verb[edit]

øve (past tense øvede, past participle øvet)

  1. to practise (with or without an object)
    • 2012, Lars Møller, Jæger 200: Med hjertet som indsats, Gyldendal A/S (→ISBN)
      Vi øvede at ligge gemt i dagevis.
      We practised lying in hiding for days.
  2. (reflexive) practise (with or without a preposition phrase)
    Han øvede sig på violinen hele natten.
    He practiced with the violin all night.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German ôven, from Old Saxon ōvian, from Proto-Germanic *ōbijaną.

Verb[edit]

øve (imperative øv, present tense øver, simple past øvde or øvet, past participle øvd or øvet, present participle øvende)

  1. to practise (UK) or practice (US)
  2. to exercise

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