hov

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See also: HOV, hóv, and hòv

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hófr, from Proto-Germanic *hōfaz, cognate with Norwegian, Swedish hov, English hoof, German Huf.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɔvˀ/, [ˈhɒwˀ]

Noun[edit]

hov c (singular definite hoven, plural indefinite hove)

  1. hoof
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hof (shrine; court), from Proto-Germanic *hufą, cognate with German Hof (yard, court, farmyard), Dutch hof (yard, court, garden). Doublet of hof (court).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɔvˀ/, [ˈhɒwˀ]

Noun[edit]

hov n (singular definite hovet, plural indefinite hov)

  1. (religion, historical) temple (with reference to pre-Christian Norse religion)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse , compare English ho, German ho.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hov

  1. whoops
  2. hey

Synonyms[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no
En hov

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hófr

Noun[edit]

hov m (definite singular hoven, indefinite plural hover or høver, definite plural hovene or høvene)

  1. a hoof

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

hov

From Old Norse hófr m, from Proto-Germanic *hōfaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱoph₂ós. Akin to English hoof.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • hóv (alternative spelling)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hov m (definite singular hoven, indefinite plural hovar or høver, definite plural hovane or høvene) or
hov f (definite singular hova, indefinite plural høver, definite plural høvene)

  1. a hoof
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hóf n.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • hóv (alternative spelling)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hov n (definite singular hovet, indefinite plural hov, definite plural hova)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse hof.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • hòv (alternative spelling)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hov n (definite singular hovet, indefinite plural hov, definite plural hova)

  1. (historical) a pagan temple in the Old Norse religion
  2. a hillock

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hov

  1. past tense of hevja
  2. past tense of hevje

References[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish hōv, from Old Norse hófr, from Proto-Germanic *hōfaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱoph₂ós. Cognate with Danish hov, English hoof, German Huf and Dutch hoef.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hov c

  1. hoof
Declension[edit]
Declension of hov 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hov hoven hovar hovarna
Genitive hovs hovens hovars hovarnas
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German hof, cognate to German Hof and Danish hof.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • hof (up until the 1906 spelling reform)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hov n

  1. court; the people surrounding a ruler, such as a monarch or an emperor; the accommodation of a monarch
Declension[edit]
Declension of hov 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hov hovet hov hoven
Genitive hovs hovets hovs hovens
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Finnish: huovi

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

hov

  1. past tense of häva.
    Och han hov upp sin röst och kvad
    And he took up his parable, and said (Numbers 24:3)