tiver

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English *tever, teapor, from Old English tēafor ‎(red, red lead, vermilion, purple; a material used in making salve; pigment, salve), from Proto-Germanic *taubrą ‎(magic, sorcery). Cognate with Dutch toverij ‎(sorcery, witchcraft), German Zauber ‎(magic), Icelandic töfrar ‎(magic, spells).

Noun[edit]

tiver ‎(plural tivers)

  1. A kind of ochre used for marking sheep in some parts of England.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English *teveren, from Old English tēofrian, tȳfrian ‎(to mark in red or purple, colour; depict, portray), from tēafor.

Verb[edit]

tiver ‎(third-person singular simple present tivers, present participle tivering, simple past and past participle tivered)

  1. (transitive) To mark with tiver, as sheep.

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

tiver

  1. first-person singular future subjunctive of ter
  2. third-person singular future subjunctive of ter

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tiver

  1. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of ter
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of ter
    • 2000, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e a Câmara Secreta (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets), Rocco, page 217:
      Quando tiver uma dúvida, vá à biblioteca.
      When you are in doubt, go to the library.
  3. (nonstandard) Alternative form of estiver