riva

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See also: Riva, ríva, and rivâ

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

riva

  1. third-person singular past historic of river

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Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ripa (dated, regional, or literary)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rīpa, from Proto-Indo-European *rey- (to tear, cut). Doublet of ripa.

Noun[edit]

riva f (plural rive)

  1. bank, shore

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

rīvā

  1. first-person singular present active imperative of rīvō

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “riva”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

riva m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of rive

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

riva f

  1. definite singular of rive

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse rífa, hrífa.

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Verb[edit]

riva (present tense riv, past tense reiv, past participle rive, present participle rivande, imperative riv)

  1. to tear
    Ho reiv opp konvolutten.
    She tore the envelope open.
  2. to grate
    Riv litt ost på toppen.
    Grate some cheese on top.
  3. to demolish
    Me skal riva dette huset.
    We are going to demolish this house.

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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse rífa, from Proto-Germanic *rīfaną.

Verb[edit]

riva

  1. to tear, rend
  2. to devour
  3. to plunder

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Rapa Nui[edit]

Adjective[edit]

riva

  1. good

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

riva f (Cyrillic spelling рива)

  1. bank, shore

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish rīva, from Old Norse rífa, from Proto-Germanic *rīfaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

riva

  1. to tear, to rip
  2. to grate
  3. to scratch, especially as hard as to make marks
  4. to destruct (a building)

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