ava

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See also: Ava, āva, avá, åvå, -ava, and 'ava

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ava (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of kava
    • 1859, James Finlay Weir Johnston, The Chemistry of Common Life
      In the Tonga Islands , the ava root , when dry , is split up into small pieces with an axe or other sharp instrument
    • 1891, Robert Louis Stevenson, The Bottle Imp
      [] the schooners plying up the coast for wood and ava and bananas.

Anagrams[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from avama (to open).

Noun[edit]

ava (genitive ava, partitive ava)

  1. hole, opening

Inflection[edit]

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Verb[edit]

ava

  1. Second-person singular imperative form of avama.

Guaraní[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ava

  1. man, human
  2. person
  3. people

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ava.

Noun[edit]

ava f (plural ave)

  1. female equivalent of avo (ancestor)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cf. avia. From the feminine of avus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ava f (genitive avae); first declension

  1. grandmother
  2. old wives' tale

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ava avae
Genitive avae avārum
Dative avae avīs
Accusative avam avās
Ablative avā avīs
Vocative ava avae

Descendants[edit]

  • Friulian: ave
  • Sardinian: aba
  • Italian: ava

References[edit]

  • ava in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ava in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • ava in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Portuguese[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ava

  1. (Internet slang) Alternative form of ah, vá

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Puter) aua
  • (Puter) ova

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aqua, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂.

Noun[edit]

ava f

  1. (Surmiran) water

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Samoan[edit]

Noun[edit]

ava

  1. passage through a coral reef for boats

Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [əˈvɑː], [əˈvɔː], [əˈvaː]

Adverb[edit]

ava (not comparable)

  1. at all
  2. without stopping
  3. of all

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ava m or f (plural ava)

  1. Ava (denomination of Guaraní)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short for avannonsera

Verb[edit]

ava (present avar, preterite avade, supine avat, imperative ava)

  1. (radio, slang) to announce a song or radio program at its end

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Tolai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • avat (when not preceding a verb)

Pronoun[edit]

ava

  1. Second-person plural pronoun: you (many)

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Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ava

  1. dative singular of av

Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin apis.

Noun[edit]

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ava f (plural ave)

  1. bee