eva

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See also: Eva, EVA, Éva, evä, -eva, eva', and ẽvã

English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

eva (not comparable)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of ever.

Anagrams[edit]


Cornish[edit]

Verb[edit]

eva

  1. to drink

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Eva (Eve), referring to the fig leaves the postlapsarian Eve wore to cover her vulva in the Biblical story.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈeː.vaː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: eva

Noun[edit]

eva f (plural eva's, diminutive evaatje n)

  1. A half-apron.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Eva (Eve), of the biblical creation story.[1] The name comes from Latin Eva, from Ancient Greek Εὔα (Eúa), from Biblical Hebrew חַוָּה(ḥawwā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eva f (definite singular evaa, indefinite plural evaer, definite plural evaene)

  1. a woman, particularly with very womanly traits

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse efa, ifa.[1]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • eve (e-infinitive)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

eva (present tense evar, past tense eva, past participle eva, passive infinitive evast, present participle evande, imperative ev)

  1. (reflexive) to doubt, drag one's feet
Usage notes[edit]
  • This is a split infinitive verb.

Etymology 3[edit]

Related to eva (Etymology 2) and ev.

Noun[edit]

eva f (definite singular eva, indefinite plural ever or evor, definite plural evene or evone)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by eve
  2. definite singular of eve

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

eva n

  1. definite plural of ev

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 “eva” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Anagrams[edit]


Piedmontese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aqua. Compare French eau, Romansch ava, ova.

Noun[edit]

eva

  1. water