sever

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See also: Sever, sèver, and śever

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English severen, from Old French sevrer, from Latin separāre (to separate), from se- (apart) + parāre (provide, arrange).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsɛv.ɚ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛvə(r)

Verb[edit]

sever (third-person singular simple present severs, present participle severing, simple past and past participle severed)

  1. (transitive) To cut free.
    After he graduated, he severed all links to his family.
    to sever the head from the body
  2. (intransitive) To suffer disjunction; to be parted or separated.
  3. (intransitive) To make a separation or distinction; to distinguish.
  4. (law) To disunite; to disconnect; to terminate.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sevērus.

Pronunciation[edit]

(Balearic) IPA(key): /səˈve/

Adjective[edit]

sever (feminine severa, masculine plural severs, feminine plural severes)

  1. strict, severe

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Czech[edit]

Czech Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sěverъ. See also German Schauer or English shower (originally) ("Cold Rain").

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Noun[edit]

sever m

  1. north

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  • (compass points)
severozápad sever severovýchod
západ Compass rose simple plain.svg východ
jihozápad jih jihovýchod


Further reading[edit]

  • sever in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • sever in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sever (comparative plus sever, superlative le plus sever)

  1. severe

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *sēfar, from Proto-West Germanic *saifr.

Noun[edit]

sêver n

  1. drool, saliva

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Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: zever
  • Limburgish: zeiver

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Old Frisian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈseːfer/, [ˈsɛːfer]
  • (Late Old Frisian) IPA(key): /ˈseːwer/, [ˈsɛːwer]

Noun[edit]

sēver m

  1. Alternative form of sāver

References[edit]

  • Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN, page 28

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sévère, from Latin severus.

Adjective[edit]

sever m or n (feminine singular severă, masculine plural severi, feminine and neuter plural severe)

  1. strict

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sěverъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sêʋer/
  • Hyphenation: se‧ver

Noun[edit]

sȅver m (Cyrillic spelling се̏вер)

  1. (uncountable) north

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Slovak[edit]

Slovak Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sk

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sěverъ.

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sever m (genitive singular severu, nominative plural severy, declension pattern of dub)

  1. North
    na severto the north
    na severein the north
    na sever od Ontaria(moving) north of Ontario

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Further reading[edit]

  • sever in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

Slovene[edit]

Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sěverъ.

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Noun[edit]

sẹ́ver m inan

  1. north

Inflection[edit]

Masculine anim., hard o-stem
nom. sing. séver
gen. sing. sévera
singular dual plural
nominative séver sévera séveri
accusative sévera sévera sévere
genitive sévera séverov séverov
dative séveru séveroma séverom
locative séveru séverih séverih
instrumental séverom séveroma séveri

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Further reading[edit]

  • sever”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

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Verb[edit]

sever

  1. third-person singular present simple indicative positive degree of sevmek

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