alv

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse afl.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alv n (genitive singular alvs, uncountable)

  1. physical strength, might

Synonyms[edit]

Declension[edit]

n3s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative alv alvið
Accusative alv alvið
Dative alvi alvinum
Genitive alvs alvsins

Finnish[edit]

Initialism[edit]

alv ‎(arvonlisävero)

  1. value added tax

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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alv

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse alfr, from Proto-Germanic *albiz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *albʰós.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /alv/, [ɑlʋ]

Noun[edit]

alv m ‎(definite singular alven, indefinite plural alver, definite plural alvene)

  1. elf (a mythical being)

References[edit]

“alv” in The Bokmål Dictionary.


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse alfr, from Proto-Germanic *albiz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *albʰós.

Noun[edit]

alv m ‎(definite singular alven, indefinite plural alvar, definite plural alvane)

  1. elf (a mythical being)

References[edit]

“alv” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Vallader) alb

Etymology[edit]

From Latin albus.

Adjective[edit]

alv m (feminine singular alva, masculine plural alvs, feminine plural alvas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter) white

Antonyms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) nair
  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) ner
  • (Surmiran) neir

Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • alf (officially obsolete since 1906, but still used)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse alfr, from Proto-Germanic *albiz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *albʰós.

Noun[edit]

alv c

  1. (mythology, fantasy) elf; a human-resembling, often magical, being
  2. subsoil

Declension[edit]

Inflection of alv 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative alv alven alver alverna
Genitive alvs alvens alvers alvernas

Related terms[edit]

  • (mythological being): älva

Compounds[edit]

soil