loven

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See also: Loven, löven, løven, and Løven

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

loven

  1. masculine singular passive participle of lovit

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

loven

  1. definite singular of lov

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈloːvə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oːvən

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch loven, from Old Dutch lovon (to praise, to sing psalms), from Proto-Germanic *lubōną.

Verb[edit]

loven

  1. (transitive) to praise
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of loven (weak)
infinitive loven
past singular loofde
past participle geloofd
infinitive loven
gerund loven n
present tense past tense
1st person singular loof loofde
2nd person sing. (jij) looft loofde
2nd person sing. (u) looft loofde
2nd person sing. (gij) looft loofde
3rd person singular looft loofde
plural loven loofden
subjunctive sing.1 love loofde
subjunctive plur.1 loven loofden
imperative sing. loof
imperative plur.1 looft
participles lovend geloofd
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

loven

  1. plural of loof

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

loven

  1. Genitive singular form of lovi.

Anagrams[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch lovon (to praise), from Proto-Germanic *lubōną.

Verb[edit]

lōven

  1. to praise

Inflection[edit]

Weak
Infinitive lōven
3rd sg. past
3rd pl. past
Past participle
Infinitive lōven
In genitive lōvens
In dative lōvene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular lōve
2nd singular lōofs, lōves
3rd singular lōoft, lōvet
1st plural lōven
2nd plural lōoft, lōvet
3rd plural lōven
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular lōve
2nd singular lōofs, lōves
3rd singular lōve
1st plural lōven
2nd plural lōoft, lōvet
3rd plural lōven
Imperative Present
Singular lōof, lōve
Plural lōoft, lōvet
Present Past
Participle lōvende

Descendants[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

loven (third-person singular simple present loveth, present participle lovende, simple past and past participle loved)

  1. to love

Conjugation[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

loven m

  1. definite singular of lov

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

loven m or f

  1. definite masculine singular of lov

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

loven

  1. definite singular of lov
  2. definite plural of lov