lova

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See also: Lova, lóvá, and løva

Faroese[edit]

Verb[edit]

lova (third person singular past indicative lovaði, third person plural past indicative lovað, supine lovað)

  1. to praise

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French[edit]

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lova

  1. third-person singular past historic of lover

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the *lov- stem of (horse) +‎ -a (possessive suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlovɒ]
  • Hyphenation: lo‧va

Noun[edit]

lova

  1. third-person singular (single possession) possessive of
    Esik az eső, hajlik a vessző, haragszik a katona, mert megázik a lova.
    It's raining, the cane is bending, the soldier is angry because his horse is getting wet. (Hungarian children's song)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative lova
accusative lovát
dative lovának
instrumental lovával
causal-final lováért
translative lovává
terminative lováig
essive-formal lovaként
essive-modal lovául
inessive lovában
superessive lován
adessive lovánál
illative lovába
sublative lovára
allative lovához
elative lovából
delative lováról
ablative lovától

Lithuanian[edit]

Lithuanian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia lt

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *lawˀaˀ; compare Latvian lâva, Russian лава (lava), лавка (lavka, bench), Slovene lava (sideboard). From Proto-Indo-European *lewH-. Cognates may include Old Norse lófi, láfi (threshing barn), Sanskrit लुनाति (lunā́ti, cut, divide).

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Noun[edit]

lóva f (plural lóvos) stress pattern 1

  1. bed (furniture used for sleeping)
  2. (dialectal) bed (garden plot)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Verb[edit]

lova

  1. simple past of love
  2. past participle of love

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lova m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of lov

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse lofa.

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Verb[edit]

lova (present tense lovar or lover, past tense lova or lovde, past participle lova or lovt or lovd, present participle lovande, imperative lov)

  1. to promise
  2. to bode (as in to bode well)

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Old Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lofa, from Proto-Germanic *lubōną.

Verb[edit]

lova

  1. to permit, allow
  2. to praise

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Romani lova. Compare Russian лавэ (lavɛ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lǒːʋa/
  • Hyphenation: lo‧va

Noun[edit]

lóva f (Cyrillic spelling ло́ва)

  1. (slang) money, dough
    Žao mi je, ali nemam love.
    I'm sorry, but I am out of dough.

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  • lova” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish lova, from Old Norse lofa, from Proto-Germanic *lubōną. Cognate with Danish love, Norwegian love, Dutch beloven and German geloben.

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Verb[edit]

lova (present lovar, preterite lovade, supine lovat, imperative lova)

  1. to promise; to commit to something
  2. to assure; to give (someone) confidence in the trustworthiness of (something)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish lova, from Old Norse lofa, from Proto-Germanic *lubōną. Cognate with Danish love, Norwegian love, Dutch loven and German loben.

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Verb[edit]

lova (present lovar, preterite lovade, supine lovat, imperative lova)

  1. to praise
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Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowing from Dutch loeven. Cognate with Danish luve. Dutch loeven belongs to Dutch loef.

Verb[edit]

lova (present lovar, preterite lovade, supine lovat, imperative lova)

  1. to turn a sailing boat more towards the wind
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