sova

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See also: Sova, söva, and sôvä

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sova.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sova f

  1. owl

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sofa, from Proto-Germanic *swefaną, from Proto-Indo-European *swep-.

Verb[edit]

sova (third person singular past indicative svav, third person plural past indicative svóvu, supine sovið)

  1. to sleep

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of sova (group v-62)
infinitive sova
supine sovið
participle (-)1 sovandi -
present past
first singular sovi svav
second singular svevur svavst
third singular svevur svav
plural sova svóvu
imperative
singular sov!
plural sovið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sofa.

Verb[edit]

sova (present tense søv, past tense sov, supine sove, past participle soven, present participle sovande, imperative sov)

  1. to sleep

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Anagrams[edit]


Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sofa, from Proto-Germanic *swefaną.

Verb[edit]

sova

  1. to sleep

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Swedish: sova

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from sovar.

Noun[edit]

sova f (plural sovas)

  1. kneading (the act of kneading dough)
  2. the act of treading on grapes
  3. (informal) beating; spanking (act physically beating a person)
    Synonyms: surra, coça, espancamento

Verb[edit]

sova

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of sovar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of sovar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sova.

Noun[edit]

sóva f (Cyrillic spelling со́ва)

  1. owl

Declension[edit]


Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sova.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sova f (genitive singular sovy, nominative plural sovy, genitive plural sov, declension pattern of žena)

  1. owl

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • sova in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sova.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sóva f

  1. owl

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. sôva
gen. sing. sôve
singular dual plural
nominative sôva sôvi sôve
accusative sôvo sôvi sôve
genitive sôve sôv sôv
dative sôvi sôvama sôvam
locative sôvi sôvah sôvah
instrumental sôvo sôvama sôvami

Further reading[edit]

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

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish sova, from Old Norse sofa, from Proto-Germanic *swefaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swep- (sleep).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /²soːva/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

sova (present sover, preterite sov, supine sovit, imperative sov)

  1. to sleep

Conjugation[edit]

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