selve

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Danish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

selve

  1. very, itself, herself, himself
    • 1998, Strategisk miljøvurdering i regionplanlægningen, Nordic Council of Ministers (ISBN 9789289301701), page 63
      Denne mulighed er imidlertid udelukket, når miljøvurderingen er integreret i selve planudformningen.
      This possibility is, however, excluded when the environmental assessment is integrated in the plan-forming itself.
    • 2009, Schalburg: en patriotisk landsforræder, Gyldendal A/S (ISBN 9788702080971), page 327
      ... Unterscharführer Erik Westergaard, der deltog i selve angrebet sammen med Schalburg.
      ... Unterscharführer Erik Westergaard, who participated in the attack itself along with Schalburg.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese selva, cognate with the Old French word below.

Noun[edit]

selve f (plural selves)

  1. (literary, slightly dated) Tropical forest, in particular Amazonian rainforest.

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin silva.

Noun[edit]

selve f (plural selvis)

  1. wood, forest

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

selve f

  1. plural of selva

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *selvo, from Proto-Germanic *selbaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

selve

  1. self (myself, yourself etc.)

Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

selve

  1. same, particular

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Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • selve”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • selve (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin silva (forest, wood), from Proto-Indo-European *swel-, *sel- (mountain, ridge, forest). Akin to Proto-Germanic *swiliō, *suliō (beam, threshold), whence Old English syll, sylle "beam, large timber used as a foundation for a wall" (Modern English sill). More at sill.

Noun[edit]

selve f (oblique plural selves, nominative singular selve, nominative plural selves)

  1. forest