lov

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See also: löv, løv, and Lov.

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lovъ, verbal noun of lovit. Cognates include Russian лов (lov).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lov m

  1. hunt
  2. hunting

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

lov

  1. second-person singular imperative of lovit

Further reading[edit]

  • lov in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • lov in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Danish logh, from Old Norse lǫg, plural of lag (layer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lov c (singular definite loven, plural indefinite love)

  1. law
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse lof, from Proto-Germanic *lubą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lov c, n (singular definite loven or lovet)

  1. praise

Noun[edit]

lov c

  1. permission

Etymology 3[edit]

See love

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɔːv/, [lɔːˀw], [lɔwˀ]
  • Homophone: låg

Verb[edit]

lov

  1. imperative of love

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse lǫg and Danish lov

Noun[edit]

lov m (definite singular loven, indefinite plural lover, definite plural lovene)

  1. law
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

lov

  1. imperative of love

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse lǫg and Danish lov

Noun[edit]

lov m, f (definite singular lova or loven, indefinite plural lover or lovar, definite plural lovene or lovane)

  1. law

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

lov

  1. imperative of lova

References[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lovъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lȏv m (Cyrillic spelling ло̑в)

  1. hunt, hunting
  2. chase, pursuit
  3. catch, haul

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • lov”, in Hrvatski jezični portal, 2006–2018

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish lof, from Old Norse lof, from Proto-Germanic *lubą.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • lof (obsolete since 1906)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lov c, n

  1. permission
    att fråga om lov
    to ask permission
    jag har fått lov att vara ledig idag
    I have got permission to be off today
  2. vacation (from school) n
    vi har lov nästa vecka
    we have next week off
  3. praise n

Declension[edit]

Declension of lov 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lov lovet lov loven
Genitive lovs lovets lovs lovens

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch loef

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Swedish) IPA(key): /luːv/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

  1. a turn, a round c

Declension[edit]

Declension of lov 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lov loven lovar lovarna
Genitive lovs lovens lovars lovarnas

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

Svensk etymologisk ordbok