suave

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French suave, from Latin suāvis(sweet).

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Adjective[edit]

suave ‎(comparative suaver, superlative suavest)

  1. Charming, confident and elegant.

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Noun[edit]

suave ‎(plural suaves)

  1. Sweet talk.

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References[edit]

  • Paternoster, Lewis M. and Frager-Stone, Ruth. Three Dimensions of Vocabulary Growth. Second Edition. Amsco School Publications: USA. 1998.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French suave, a borrowing from Latin suāvis(sweet). Displaced Old French soef, which was inherited.

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Adjective[edit]

suave m, f ‎(plural suaves)

  1. smooth, suave

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

suave m, f ‎(masculine and feminine plural suavi)

  1. variant of soave

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

suāve

  1. nominative neuter singular of suāvis
  2. accusative neuter singular of suāvis
  3. vocative neuter singular of suāvis

Adverb[edit]

suāve

  1. sweetly, agreeably, pleasantly

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin suavis(sweet), from Proto-Italic *swādwis(sweet), from Proto-Indo-European *sweh₂dus(sweet).

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suave m, f ‎(plural suaves, comparable)

  1. soft, smooth
  2. gentle, mild
  3. (Brazil, slang) fine, okay

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin suāvis(sweet).

Adjective[edit]

suave m, f ‎(plural suaves)

  1. suave, soft, smooth
  2. cool, acceptable, easy

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