tøve

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German tōven.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tøːvə/, [ˈtˢøːwə]

Verb[edit]

tøve (imperative tøv, infinitive at tøve, present tense tøver, past tense tøvede, perfect tense har tøvet)

  1. hesitate (to stop or pause respecting decision or action)
  2. hesitate, falter (to stammer; to falter in speaking)
  3. linger (to stay or remain)

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