larve

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See also: Larve, larvé, and larvě

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French larve.

Noun[edit]

larve (plural larves)

  1. Dated form of larva.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for larve in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin larva.

Noun[edit]

larve c (singular definite larven, plural indefinite larver)

  1. (zoology) larva

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin larva, from Old Latin larua (demon, spirit of the dead).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑr.və/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lar‧ve
  • Rhymes: -ɑrvə

Noun[edit]

larve f (plural larven, diminutive larfje n or larvetje n)

  1. grub, larva (juvenile stage of metabolous insects)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ de Vries / de Tollenaere, "Etymologisch Woordenboek", Utrecht 1986 (14de druk), →ISBN; article larve

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin larva.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

larve f (plural larves)

  1. grub, larva (immature insect)
  2. (informal, derogatory) wimp, drip (weak, lazy and/or ineffectual person)
    Synonyms: mollusque, lavette

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Descendants[edit]

  • Romanian: larvă

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlar.ve/
  • Rhymes: -arve
  • Hyphenation: làr‧ve

Noun[edit]

larve f

  1. plural of larva

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Middle Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lārva.

Noun[edit]

larve f

  1. mask

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Latin larva.

Noun[edit]

larve f or m (definite singular larva or larven, indefinite plural larver, definite plural larvene)

  1. a larva

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Latin larva.

Noun[edit]

larve m or f (definite singular larven or larva, indefinite plural larvar or larver, definite plural larvane or larvene)

  1. a larva

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

larve f

  1. inflection of larvă:
    1. indefinite plural
    2. indefinite genitive/dative singular