lava

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See also: Lava, láva, and lavâ

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian lava (lava), originally, in Naples, a torrent of rain overflowing the streets, from lavare (to wash). See etymology for the English verb lave.

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Noun[edit]

lava (countable and uncountable, plural lavas)

  1. The melted rock ejected by a volcano from its crater or fissured sides.
  2. (informal, proscribed) Magma.
  3. A shade of red, named after the volcanic lava.
    lava colour:    

Usage notes[edit]

Geologists make a distinction between magma (molten rock underground) and lava (molten rock on the surface).

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian lava.

Noun[edit]

lava

  1. lava

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hyphenation: la‧va

Noun[edit]

lava c (uncountable)

  1. lava

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lava

  1. bed (platform of a truck or other vehicle that supports the load)
  2. platform (raised stage for speeches etc.)
  3. stage (in a theatre etc.)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lava (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative lava lavat
genitive lavan lavojen
partitive lavaa lavoja
illative lavaan lavoihin
singular plural
nominative lava lavat
accusative nom.? lava lavat
gen. lavan
genitive lavan lavojen
lavainrare
partitive lavaa lavoja
inessive lavassa lavoissa
elative lavasta lavoista
illative lavaan lavoihin
adessive lavalla lavoilla
ablative lavalta lavoilta
allative lavalleˣ lavoilleˣ
essive lavana lavoina
translative lavaksi lavoiksi
instructive lavoin
abessive lavatta lavoitta
comitative lavoineen

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

lava

  1. third-person singular past historic of laver

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

lava f (plural lavas)

  1. lava

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

lava

  1. third-person singular present indicative of lavare
  2. second-person singular imperative of lavare

Noun[edit]

lava f (plural lave)

  1. lava

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

lavā

  1. first-person singular present active imperative of lavō

Portuguese[edit]

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lava

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Italian (Neapolitan or Calabrese dialect), lava (a torrent of rain which washed the streets), from Latin lavō (I wash), from Proto-Indo-European *lowh₃-

Noun[edit]

lava f (plural lavas)

  1. lava (melted rock)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

lava

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of lavar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of lavar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

láva f (Cyrillic spelling ла́ва)

  1. (geology) lava

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian (Neapolitan dialect) lava (lava), from lavare (to wash).

Noun[edit]

lava f (plural lavas)

  1. lava
  2. washing

Verb[edit]

lava

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of lavar.