løve

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See also: love, Love, lőve, and lóvé

Danish[edit]

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løve

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish leon, løwen, liøwen, Old Norse ljón, ultimately from Latin leō and Ancient Greek λέων (léōn), which is probably borrowed from an ancient Near Eastern language.

The modern Danish form is influenced by Low German Lṏw and German Löwe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈløːʋə], [ˈløːʊ]

Noun[edit]

løve c (singular definite løven, plural indefinite løver)

  1. lion (Panthera leo)
  2. Leo (someone with a Leo star sign)

Inflection[edit]

Hyponyms[edit]

idiomatic (celebrated man)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greenlandic: løveq

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German (compare with German Löwe (lion), from Old High German leo), ultimately from Latin leo, from Ancient Greek λέων (léōn). Compare with Old Norse león.

Noun[edit]

løve f or m (definite singular løva or løven, indefinite plural løver, definite plural løvene)

  1. a lion
  2. (idiomatic) A man who is the object of celebrity and attention in high society.
    Hyponyms: balløve, danseløve, moteløve, selskapsløve
  3. Leo (person born under that astrological sign)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German (compare with German Löwe (lion), from Old High German leo), ultimately from Latin leo, from Ancient Greek λέων (léōn). Compare with Old Norse león.

Noun[edit]

løve f (definite singular løva, indefinite plural løver, definite plural løvene)

  1. a lion
  2. (idiomatic) A man who is the object of celebrity and attention in high society.
    Hyponyms: balløve, danseløve, moteløve, selskapsløve
  3. Leo (person born under that star sign)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]