lav

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lav (plural lavs)

  1. (Britain, slang) Clipping of lavatory.
    Please, miss, I need to go to the lav.

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse lágr (whence also English low and Norwegian bokmål låg/lav)

Adjective[edit]

lav

  1. low
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of lav
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular lav lavere lavest2
Neuter singular lavt lavere lavest2
Plural lave lavere lavest2
Definite attributive1 lave lavere laveste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse lag (layer) (plural lǫg (legal)).

Noun[edit]

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lav n (singular definite lavet, plural indefinite lav)

  1. guild
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse lafa (to dangle)

Noun[edit]

lav c (singular definite laven, plural indefinite laver)

or

lav n (singular definite lavet, plural indefinite laver)

  1. lichen
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Verb[edit]

lav

  1. imperative of lave

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse lágr and Danish lav

Alternative forms[edit]

  • låg (Nynorsk also)

Adjective[edit]

lav (neuter singular lavt, definite singular and plural lave, comparative lavere, indefinite superlative lavest, definite superlative laveste)

  1. low
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Etymology 2[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Related to the verb lave

Noun[edit]

lav m (definite singular laven, indefinite plural laver, definite plural lavene)
lav n (definite singular lavet, indefinite plural laver, definite plural lava or lavene)

  1. lichen

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From the verb lave

Noun[edit]

lav n (definite singular lavet, indefinite plural lav, definite plural lava)

  1. lichen

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lьvъ, from Proto-Indo-European *lewo-.

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Noun[edit]

lȁv m (Cyrillic spelling ла̏в)

  1. lion (mammal)
  2. (astronomy, astrology) Leo

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lav c

  1. lichen
  2. bench in sauna

Declension[edit]

Declension of lav 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lav laven lavar lavarna
Genitive lavs lavens lavars lavarnas

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English love.

Noun[edit]

lav

  1. love

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

lav (plural lavs)

  1. wash, washing (the action or activity)

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