lovi

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from an ancestor of dialectal Swedish klove, Proto-Germanic *klubô. Estonian dialectal lõvi is related as well.

Noun[edit]

lovi

  1. cleft (V-shaped cut)
  2. notch (V-shaped cut; such a cut used for keeping a record)
  3. trance; used only in the expression langeta loveen, which means "to fall into a trance".

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lovi (Kotus type 7/ovi, no gradation)
nominative lovi lovet
genitive loven lovien
partitive lovea lovia
illative loveen loviin
singular plural
nominative lovi lovet
accusative nom.? lovi lovet
gen. loven
genitive loven lovien
partitive lovea lovia
inessive lovessa lovissa
elative lovesta lovista
illative loveen loviin
adessive lovella lovilla
ablative lovelta lovilta
allative lovelleˣ lovilleˣ
essive lovena lovina
translative loveksi loviksi
instructive lovin
abessive lovetta lovitta
comitative lovineen

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Slavic loviti.

Verb[edit]

a lovi (third-person singular present lovește, past participle lovit4th conj.

  1. to hit; to strike

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