kava

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See also: kawa and káva

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Tongan kava, in turn from Proto-Polynesian *kawa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kava (countable and uncountable, plural kavas)

  1. A plant from the South Pacific, Piper methysticum.
  2. An intoxicating beverage made from the kava plant.

Translations[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From kavo (cave, cavity, hollow, pit) +‎ -a.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkava/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧va

Adjective[edit]

kava (accusative singular kavan, plural kavaj, accusative plural kavajn)

  1. hollow, concave

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kava (third person singular past indicative kavaði, third person plural past indicative kavaðu, supine kavað)

  1. to snow
  2. to dive

Conjugation[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑʋɑ/, [ˈkɑʋɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑʋɑ
  • Syllabification: ka‧va

Noun[edit]

kava

  1. A spokeshave.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kava (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kava kavat
genitive kavan kavojen
partitive kavaa kavoja
illative kavaan kavoihin
singular plural
nominative kava kavat
accusative nom. kava kavat
gen. kavan
genitive kavan kavojen
kavainrare
partitive kavaa kavoja
inessive kavassa kavoissa
elative kavasta kavoista
illative kavaan kavoihin
adessive kavalla kavoilla
ablative kavalta kavoilta
allative kavalle kavoille
essive kavana kavoina
translative kavaksi kavoiksi
instructive kavoin
abessive kavatta kavoitta
comitative kavoineen
Possessive forms of kava (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person kavani kavamme
2nd person kavasi kavanne
3rd person kavansa

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Anagrams[edit]


Ido[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kava

  1. sunken, hollow

Derived terms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kava f (plural kave)

  1. kava

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kava

  1. Rōmaji transcription of カヴァ

Lithuanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kava f

  1. coffee

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

kava

  1. simple past and past participle of kave

Alternative forms[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse kafa.

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

kava (present tense kavar, past tense kava, past participle kava, passive infinitive kavast, present participle kavande, imperative kav)

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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

kava n

  1. definite plural of kav

References[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قهوه(kahve) (Turkish kahve), from Arabic قَهْوَة(qahwa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kǎʋa/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧va

Noun[edit]

kàva f (Cyrillic spelling ка̀ва)

  1. coffee

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Slovene[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قهوه(kahve) (Turkish kahve), from Arabic قَهْوَة(qahwa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

káva f

  1. coffee (beverage)

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. káva
gen. sing. káve
singular dual plural
nominative káva kávi káve
accusative kávo kávi káve
genitive káve káv káv
dative kávi kávama kávam
locative kávi kávah kávah
instrumental kávo kávama kávami

Tongan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *kawa

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kava

  1. bitter

Noun[edit]

kava

  1. kava

Descendants[edit]

  • English: kava
  • Italian: kava
  • Japanese: カヴァ (kava)