elve

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

elve ‎(plural elves)

  1. (astronomy, meteorology) an upper atmospheric optical phenomenon associated with thunderstorms, rapidly expanding disk-shaped regions of luminosity, lasting less than a thousandth of a second, which occur high above energetic cloud-to-ground lightning of positive or negative polarity
    • 2006, Martin Füllekrug, Eugene A. Mareev, Michael J. Rycroft, Sprites, elves and intense lightning discharges[1]:
      It is ikely that the first elve was recorded with the Space Shuttle low-light camera.
  2. Obsolete form of elf.
    Sir Olof he rode out at early day, / And so came he unto an Elve-dance gay.

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

elv +‎ -e(possessive suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛlvɛ]
  • Hyphenation: el‧ve

Noun[edit]

elve

  1. third-person singular (single possession) possessive of elv

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative elve
accusative elvét
dative elvének
instrumental elvével
causal-final elvéért
translative elvévé
terminative elvéig
essive-formal elveként
essive-modal elvéül
inessive elvében
superessive elvén
adessive elvénél
illative elvébe
sublative elvére
allative elvéhez
elative elvéből
delative elvéről
ablative elvétől