hoved

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

hoved

  1. (nonstandard) Misconstruction of hove
    • 2009, Liz Hunt, The Daily Telegraph, 18 Aug, "The Material Girl lives up to her name":
      So how the hearts of the paps must have leapt as Madonna plus children – and lover Jesus – hoved into view off the coast of Italy this week.

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hǫfuð, haufuð, from Proto-Germanic *hafudą or *habudą, northern form of *haubudą, cf. English head, German Haupt, Dutch hoofd. The Germanic word goes back to Proto-Indo-European *káput, cognate with Latin caput (head).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hoːəð/, [ˈhoːð̩]

Noun[edit]

hoved n (singular definite hovedet, plural indefinite hoveder)

  1. head (the body part with the brain and main sense organs)
  2. mind (the cognitive activities of a human being)
  3. person
  4. (figuratively) head (something with a form or a position that resembles a head, e.g. a vegetable or a page)

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