hav

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See also: HAV, häv, and håv

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

hav (third-person singular simple present has, present participle having, simple past and past participle had)

  1. Informal spelling of have.

Usage notes[edit]

May be used by advocates of English spelling reform.

Anagrams[edit]


Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Cornish haf, from Proto-Brythonic *haβ̃, from Proto-Celtic *samos, from Proto-Indo-European *sm̥-h₂-ó-. Compare Welsh haf.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • hâv (Standard Cornish)

Noun[edit]

hav m (plural havow or havyow)

  1. (Standard Written Form) summer

See also[edit]

Seasons in Cornish · presyow (layout · text)
gwenton (spring) hav (summer) kynnyav (autumn) gwav (winter)

Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse haf, from Proto-Germanic *habą, cognate with Swedish hav, German Haff (bay) (from Low German).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hav n (singular definite havet, plural indefinite have)

  1. sea, ocean (large body of salt water)
  2. (figuratively) multitude, large amount
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hav

  1. imperative of have

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse haf, from Proto-Germanic *habą, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p-.

Noun[edit]

hav n (genitive singular havs, plural høv)

  1. sea, ocean between two lands

Declension[edit]

Declension of hav
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative hav havið høv høvini
accusative hav havið høv høvini
dative havi havinum høvum høvunum
genitive havs havsins hava havanna

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb at hevja.

Noun[edit]

hav n (genitive singular havs, plural høv)

  1. a lifting stone

Declension[edit]

Declension of hav
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative hav havið høv høvini
accusative hav havið høv høvini
dative havi havinum høvum høvunum
genitive havs havsins hava havanna

Etymology 3[edit]

From the verb at hava.

Verb[edit]

hav

  1. imperative singular of at hava

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of hava (irregular)
infinitive hava
supine havt
participle (a7)1 havandi havdur
present past
first singular havi hevði
second singular hevur hevði
third singular hevur hevði
plural hava høvdu
imperative
singular hav!
plural havið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse haf, from Proto-Germanic *habą, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p-.

Noun[edit]

hav n (definite singular havet, indefinite plural hav, definite plural hava or havene), genitive havs

  1. ocean or sea (often incorporated into the proper names of seas and oceans with the suffix -havet)

Derived terms[edit]


References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse haf, from Proto-Germanic *habą, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hav n (definite singular havet, indefinite plural hav, definite plural hava, genitive definite singular havsens), genitive indefinite singular havs

  1. ocean or sea (see note above)
    Bestefaren min sigla på dei sju hav.My grandfather sailed the seven seas.

Derived terms[edit]


References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɑːv/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish haf, in turn inherited from Old Norse haf, from Proto-Germanic *habą, and ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p-.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • haf (obsolete since 1906)

Noun[edit]

hav n

  1. a sea, an ocean
    Synonyms: ocean, saltsjö, sjö
Declension[edit]
Declension of hav 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hav havet hav haven
Genitive havs havets havs havens
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

hav

  1. imperative of hava.

References[edit]


Westrobothnian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse haf, from Proto-Germanic *habą, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p-.

Noun[edit]

hav n (definite havä, dative havän)

  1. Sea, ocean between two lands.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

hav

  1. imperative singular of hafwa
  2. pes singular of hafwa