lavy

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See also: Lavy and ľavý

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From lave (to pour out, lavish) +‎ -y.

Adjective[edit]

lavy (comparative lavier or more lavy, superlative laviest or most lavy)

  1. (UK dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) Lavish; liberal.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Irish lamhaidh, from Old Norse tangvé, langvé. Cognate with Icelandic langvía, lómvia, Faroese lomvigi, Norwegian langve, lomvi. Compare also French lare (seagull).

Noun[edit]

lavy (plural lavies)

  1. A guillemot.

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lavy f

  1. inflection of lava:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative plural