mave

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Danish maghæ, from Old Norse magi (stomach), from Proto-Germanic *magô, cognate with Swedish mage, English maw, German Magen (stomach)

Noun[edit]

mave c (singular definite maven, plural indefinite maver)

  1. stomach, tummy, belly (the organ processing digestion of food)
  2. abdomen, abdominal cavity (the inner belly)
  3. belly (the lower part of the human body below the chest)
  4. potbelly, paunch (the protruding belly of a pregnant or an overweight person)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the noun mave.

Verb[edit]

mave (past tense mavede, past participle mavet)

  1. (reflexive) to bellycrawl
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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Danish mave, which is from Old Norse magi

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maː.ve/, [ˈmaː.ʋə]

Noun[edit]

mave m (definite singular maven, indefinite plural maver, definite plural mavene)

  1. abdomen, belly, stomach

References[edit]

“mave” in The Bokmål Dictionary.


Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old English mæw.

Noun[edit]

mave f (oblique plural maves, nominative singular mave, nominative plural maves)

  1. gull; seagull

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