uv

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English[edit]

Preposition[edit]

uv

  1. (sometimes leetspeak) Eye dialect spelling of of.
    • 1997 October 17, Peter Margasak, “Return of the Turntable/ Reich and Wrong”, Chicago Reader:
      That gives them an advantage over their better-known peers, the Invisible Scratch Pickles: on the recent single "Invisbl Skratch Piklz vs. da Klamz uv Deth" the San Franciscans can spin heads with their superathletic scratching, but the side-length cut doesn't hold up as a piece of music.
    • 2003 January 10, Cecil Adams, “The Straight Dope”, Chicago Reader:
      On the scale of linguistic complexity, basic leet is about on a par with pig Latin, and with five minutes' practice just about anyone can crank out elegant prose such as: y c@N' p30p13 R3kO9nIZ3 eh 834UTy uv 1337???

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Modern Swedish uf (eagle owl), from Old Swedish ūver, from Old Norse, from Proto-Germanic *ūfaz, *ūfōn (compare Bavarian Auf), from Proto-Indo-European *up-. Masculine in Late Modern Swedish.

Noun[edit]

uv c

  1. owl

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