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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