løve

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See also: love, Love, lőve, and lóvé

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løve

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German (compare German Löwe (lion), from Old High German leo), ultimately from Latin leo, from Ancient Greek λέων (leōn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /løːvə/, [ˈløːwə]

Noun[edit]

løve c (singular definite løven, plural indefinite løver)

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

Inflection[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

løve

  1. lion
  2. (idiomatic) A man who is the object of celebrity and attention in high society.

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Hyponyms[edit]

idiomatic (celebrated man)

References[edit]

  • “loeve” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • løve” in The Ordnett Dictionary