vive

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See also: vivé

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vivus. Compare French vif. See vivid.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaɪv/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪv

Adjective[edit]

vive (comparative more vive, superlative most vive)

  1. (obsolete) lively, animated; forcible
    • 1890, Samuel Harvey Reynolds, Introduction The Essays of Francis Bacon
      the French King, when by a vive and forcible persuasion he moved him to a war upon Flanders

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “vive” in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vivi +‎ -e.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈvive]
  • Rhymes: -ive
  • Hyphenation: vi‧ve

Adverb[edit]

vive

  1. In a lively manner.
    • 1891, Zamenhof, L. L., La batalo de l'vivo, translation of The Battle of Life by Charles Dickens:
      "Kaj tamen, Grace — fratino mi preskaŭ dirus."
      "Diru ĝin!" ŝi lin vive interrompis. "Mi aŭdas ĝin kun plezuro, neniam nomu min alie."
      "And yet, Grace - I'd almost say 'sister'."
      "Say it!" she interrupted him in a lively way. "I'm pleased to hear it, never call me otherwise."

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vive f sg

  1. feminine singular of vif

Verb[edit]

vive

  1. inflection of vivre:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. first-person singular imperative
    Vive moi!Yay for me!
  2. first-person plural imperative of vivre
    Vive nous!Yay for us!
  3. second-person singular imperative of vivre
    Vive tu!Go (you singular)!
  4. second-person plural imperative of vivre
    Vive vous!Long live (you plural)!
  5. third-person singular imperative of vivre
    Vive la France!Long live France!
  6. third-person plural imperative of vivre
    Vive les femmes!Go women! Go girls!

Usage notes[edit]

When used as a general exclamation of honor, as in “Vive la France!” it is usually translated by “long live” in English. Cognate to Spanish (and Italian and Portuguese) viva, of identical usage. Note that in modern French "vivent" is no longer used for the third person plural imperative; e.g. Vive les vacances (Yay for vacations)

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

vive f (plural vives)

  1. any of certain kind of fish, especially the sand tilefish (Malacanthus plumieri) or the Guinean weever (Trachinus armatus) From FishBase

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

vive

  1. inflection of vivir:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Hungarian[edit]

Noun[edit]

vive

  1. Misspelling of víve.

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvi.ve/
  • Rhymes: -ive
  • Hyphenation: vì‧ve

Verb[edit]

vive

  1. third-person singular present indicative of vivere

Adjective[edit]

vive

  1. feminine plural of vivo

Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese vivo.

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vive

  1. (Barlavento) alive, living

References[edit]

  • Gonçalves, Manuel (2015) Capeverdean Creole-English dictionary, →ISBN
  • Veiga, Manuel (2012) Dicionário Caboverdiano-Português, Instituto da Biblioteca Nacional e do Livro

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

vīve

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of vīvō

Louisiana Creole French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French vivre (to live), compare Haitian Creole viv.

Verb[edit]

vive

  1. to live

References[edit]

  • Alcée Fortier, Louisiana Folktales

Piedmontese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vive

  1. to live

Derived terms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vive

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of viver
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of viver

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbibe/, [ˈbi.β̞e]

Verb[edit]

vive

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of vivar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of vivar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of vivar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of vivar.
  5. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of vivir.
  6. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of vivir.
  7. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of vivir.