av

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See also: 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?

References[edit]

  • av” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • av” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.

Anagrams[edit]


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

Kurdish[edit]

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]

Adverb[edit]

av

  1. off; not operating
    å slå av
    to turn off
  2. from
    fra barn av
    from childhood)
  3. of
    bli av med
    get rid of)
  4. 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
    Avhenging av.
    Dependant on.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adverb[edit]

av

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

Preposition[edit]

av

  1. from
  2. by (in construction of the passive tense)
    Huset vart måla av honom.
    The house was painted by him.
  3. of
  4. for
  5. in, out of
  6. on
    Avhenging av.
    Dependent on.

Swedish[edit]

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.

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 Old Turkic av, ab, from Proto-Turkic *āb, *Āb (hunt, chase).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

av (definite accusative avı, plural avlar)

  1. hunting
  2. hunt
  3. prey

Declension[edit]