væv

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See also: väv

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛːˀv/, [ˈʋɛˀw], [ˈʋɛwˀ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vefr m, from Proto-Germanic *wabją n, cognate with Swedish väv, English web, Dutch web. Derived from the verb *webaną (to weave) (Danish væve).

Noun 1[edit]

væv c (singular definite væven, plural indefinite væve)

  1. loom (an instrument for weaving)
Inflection[edit]

Noun 2[edit]

væv n (singular definite vævet, plural indefinite væv)

  1. web (something woven)
  2. (figuratively) web (a structure of closely interrelated things)
  3. (biology) tissue
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

væv

  1. imperative of væve