leva

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See also: Leva, levá, levà, levâ, levä, and лева

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

leva

  1. plural of lev

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

leva

  1. third-person singular past historic of lever

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Interlingua[edit]

Verb[edit]

leva

  1. present of levar
  2. imperative of levar

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leva f (plural leve)

  1. lever
  2. (military) call-up, conscription, draft, national service
  3. (military, called up soldiers) those called-up, conscripts

Verb[edit]

leva

  1. inflection of levare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

levā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of levō

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lifa. Akin to English live

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

leva (present tense lever, past tense levde, past participle levt or levd, present participle levande, imperative lev)

  1. to live (be alive)
    Han har levd eit langt liv.
    He has lived a long life.
  2. to subsist (nourish oneself)
    Pandaen lever av bambus.
    The panda subsists on bamboo.

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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse leifa, from Proto-Germanic *laibijaną.

Verb[edit]

lēva

  1. to leave behind

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Swedish: leva (obsolete)

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛ.vɐ/, [ˈlɛ.vɐ]

Noun[edit]

leva f (plural levas)

  1. wave (sudden unusually large amount of something)
    Uma leva de vândalos entrou na loja.
    A wave of vandals entered the store.

Verb[edit]

leva

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of levar
    Ele leva isso.
    He takes this.
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of levar
    Tu aí, leva isso sozinho.
    You there, take this by yourself.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bulgarian лева (leva), plural of лев (lev, lion), from Proto-Slavic *lьvъ (lion).

Noun[edit]

leva f (plural leve)

  1. lev (currency of Bulgaria)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin levo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leva f (plural levas)

  1. (military) draft (of troops)
  2. (mechanical) cog
  3. (mechanical) cam

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Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • lefva (obsolete spelling)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish liva, from Old Norse lifa, from Proto-Germanic *libjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *leyp- (leave, cling, linger). Cognate with Norwegian leve, Danish leve, Icelandic lifa, Dutch leven, German leben and English live.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

leva (present lever, preterite levde, supine levt, imperative lev)

  1. to live; to be alive
    Lever den skådisen fortfarande?
    Is that actor still alive?
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish lēva, from Old Norse leifa, from Proto-Germanic *laibijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *leyp- (leave, cling, linger). Cognate with Icelandic leifa, English leave.

Verb[edit]

leva (present lever, preterite levde, supine levt, imperative lev)

  1. (obsolete) to leave
    • 1541, Gustav Vasa Bible, Gospel of Matthew, 22:25
      När oss woro siw brödher / Then förste toogh sigh hustru och bleff dödh. Och effter han hadhe ingen sädh / leeffde han sina hustru sinom brodher.
      (pre-1906 spelling) När oss voro sju bröder; den förste tog sig hustru, och blef död; och efter han hade ingen säd, lefde han sina hustru sinom broder.
      Now there were with us seven brethren: and the first, when he had married a wife, deceased, and, having no issue, left his wife unto his brother:
    Synonym: lämna
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

leva

  1. indefinite plural of lev (currency of Bulgaria)

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