ov

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See also: OV, óv, öv, øv, -ov, ов, овъ, and -ов

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Respelling of of popularized by Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth.

Preposition[edit]

ov

  1. (very rare, nonstandard) Alternative spelling of of

Anagrams[edit]


Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic ов
Roman ov
Perso-Arabic اۇو

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *āb, Proto-Turkic *Āb (hunt, chase) [1]. Cognate with Turkish av.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ov (definite accusative ovu, plural ovlar)

  1. hunt
    ova çıxmaqto go hunting (literally, “to go out for a hunt”)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • şikar (South Azerbaijani, dated)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*Āb”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill

Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • off (alternative spelling)
  • ob (western Moselle Franconian; otherwise as a variant, but only in the sense of “if”)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German of, *ova, northern variant of oba.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ov

  1. (most dialects) if; whether
    • 2014, “Alle Jläser huh”‎[1], performed by Kasalla:
      Janz ejal, ov du jet ze fiere häs,
      Alles oder nix ze verliere häs,
      Alle Jläser zo de Stääne,
      Denn die Engel, die uns fähle,
      Stusse jään met uns aan.
      No matter if you have something to celebrate,
      Everything or nothing to lose,
      All our glasses up to the stars,
      Because the angels that we miss
      Like to clink with us.
    Ich weeß net, ov dat stemmp.
    I don’t know if that’s true.
  2. (Ripuarian) or
    Dat mösse foffzig ov sechsig Mann jewäs senn.
    They must’ve been fifty or sixty people.
    Donnersdaach ov Friedaach moss ich nohm Finanzamp.
    I need to go to the tax office Thursday or Friday.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Though formerly generally applicable, the Ripuarian ov (“or”) is now used only in vague statements or estimates. The word odder is used in order to express an actual alternative.

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse of, whence Icelandic of. Related to English over.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [oː]
  • Homophones: og (‘and’)

Adverb[edit]

ov

  1. too

See also[edit]


Judeo-Tat[edit]

Other scripts
Latin ov
Cyrillic ов (ov)
Hebrew אָב(ov)

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ov

  1. water
  2. humidity

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ov

  1. hunt

Maia[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ov

  1. here

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Puter, Vallader) öv
  • (Sursilvan) iev

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ōvum, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm.

Noun[edit]

ov m (plural ovs)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, biology, zoology, foods) egg

Yola[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ov

  1. Alternative form of af