torve

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English torven, torvien, from Old English torfian(to throw, cast missiles, shoot, stone), from Proto-Germanic *turbōną, *turbijaną(to turn, twist), from Proto-Indo-European *derbh-(to tie together, weave). Related to Old English tearflian(to turn, roll, wallow), Alemannic German zirbeln(to swirl, whirl, roll), Swedish törvja(to pelt), Icelandic tyrfa(to pelt). See terfle.

Verb[edit]

torve (third-person singular simple present torves, present participle torving, simple past and past participle torved)

  1. (obsolete) To throw, cast.

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɔrvə/, [ˈtˢɒːwə]

Noun[edit]

torve n

  1. plural indefinite of torv

French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

torve m, f (plural torves)

  1. sinister, menacing
  2. (pathology) having a squint as exhibited by a sufferer of strabismus

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

torve

  1. Feminine plural form of torvo

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

torve

  1. vocative masculine singular of torvus