av

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See also: Av, AV, aV, av-, -av, av., and Av.

English[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

av

  1. Abbreviation of ad valorem.
  2. Abbreviation of avenue.
  3. Abbreviation of average.
  4. Abbreviation of avoirdupois.
  5. Abbreviation of antivirus.
  6. Abbreviation of audiovisual.
  7. (text messaging) have
    av u got d@? — have you got that?

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Danish[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

av

  1. Abbreviation of audiovisuel.

Derived terms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

av

  1. ouch (expression of one's own physical pain)

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse af, from Proto-Germanic *ab, from Proto-Indo-European *apó/*h₂epó.

Preposition[edit]

av (+ dative)

  1. by, from, off, of, on account of

French[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

av

  1. Alternative form of av.

Kurdish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈav/
  • Hyphenation: av

Alternative forms[edit]

  • aw (Sorani)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hap-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ep-. Compare Persian آب (âb), Baluchi آپ (áp), Bakhtiari او (aw), Pashto اوبه, Avestan 𐬀𐬞 (ap), Sanskrit अप् (áp).

Noun[edit]

av f

  1. (Kurmanji) water.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

av

  1. off (not operating)
    å slå av
    to turn off
  2. off (so as to be removed or separated)
    å bite av
    to bite off
  3. (colloquial) onwards
    fra barndom av
    from childhood on
  4. of
    bli av med
    get rid of
  5. now
    av og til
    now and then

Preposition[edit]

av

  1. from
  2. by (in construction of the passive tense)
    Huset ble malt av ham.
    The house was painted by him.
  3. of
  4. for
  5. in, out of
  6. on
    Avhengig av.
    Dependent on.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse af. Akin to English of and English off.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

av

  1. off; not operating
    Slå av ljoset.
    Turn the lights off.
  2. from
  3. of

Preposition[edit]

av

  1. of
    Det er laga av bly.
    It is made of lead.
  2. by (in construction of the passive tense)
    Huset vart måla av honom.
    The house was painted by him.
  3. from
    Eg lånte ei bok av han.
    I borrowed a book from him.
  4. for
  5. in, out of
  6. on
    Avhenging av.
    Dependent on.

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

av

  1. Abbreviation of avenida.

Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • af (obsolete since 1906)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse af, from Proto-Germanic *ab.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

av

  1. from
    Jag fick den av Tomas.
    I got it from Tomas. (Tomas gave it to me.)
  2. by (in construction of the passive voice).
    Huset målades av honom
    The house was painted by him
  3. of; denoting the material of which something is made
    Bordet är av trä.
    The table is (made) of wood.
  4. of; denoting a part
    En av dem sjunger.
    One of them is singing.

Adjective[edit]

av (absolute, never inflected, only in predicative position)

  1. abbreviation of avstängd (shut down, turned off)
    Radion är av.
    The radio receiver is turned off.
  2. broken, off; which has snapped off
    Käppen är av.
    The cane is broken.

Adverb[edit]

av (not comparable)

  1. (verb particle) denoting something which stops, ceases, or breaks off
  2. (verb particle) denoting something which is moved from an original place, or originates somewhere
  3. (verb particle) denoting an action of copying, or creation of something similar to an existing template

Derived terms[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *āb, *Āb (hunt, chase). Cognate with Old Turkic [Term?].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

av (definite accusative avı, plural avlar)

  1. hunting
  2. hunt
  3. prey

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