gåva

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: gava and gáva

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

gåva f

  1. definite singular of gåve

Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • gåfva (obsolete since 1906)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gjǫf, from Proto-Germanic *gebō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gåva c

  1. gift

Declension[edit]

Inflection of gåva
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gåva gåvan gåvor gåvorna
Genitive gåvas gåvans gåvors gåvornas

Usage notes[edit]

  • Compounds are based on gåvo-, an archaic genitive form, similar to gatu- compounds to the noun gata.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]