halv

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See also: haḷv

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse halfr (half), from Proto-Germanic *halbaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

halv

  1. half

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of halv
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular halv 2
Neuter singular halvt 2
Plural halve 2
Definite attributive1 halve
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse halfr

Adjective[edit]

halv (neuter singular halvt, definite singular and plural halve)

  1. half

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse halfr. Akin to English half.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

halv (neuter singular halvt, definite singular and plural halve)

  1. half

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse halfr (half), from Proto-Germanic *halbaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhalv/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

halv (neuter halvt, definite and plural halva)

  1. half, ½; with one of two equal parts (50 %)
    Stockholm har omkring en och en halv miljon invånare.
    Stockholm has around one and a half million inhabitants.

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Preposition[edit]

halv

  1. (time) a half-hour to (preceding) the next hour, equivalent to the English phrase half past followed by the *next* hour number instead of the hour number specified in Swedish
    Klockan 18.30 är halv sju på kvällen.
    18.30 (6.30pm) is half [to] seven (i.e. half past six) in the evening.

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