Last modified on 7 July 2014, at 10:52
See also: Lava, láva, and lavâ

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Italian lava (lava), originally, in Naples, a torrent of rain overflowing the streets, from lavare (to wash). See etymology for the English verb lave.

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NounEdit

lava (countable and uncountable, plural lavas)

  1. The melted rock ejected by a volcano from its crater or fissured sides.
  2. (informal, proscribed) Magma.

Usage notesEdit

Geologists make a distinction between magma (molten rock underground) and lava (molten rock on the surface).

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Crimean TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

Italian lava.

NounEdit

lava

  1. lava

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Hyphenation: la‧va

NounEdit

lava c (uncountable)

  1. lava

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

lava

  1. bed (platform of a truck or other vehicle that supports the load)
  2. platform (raised stage for speeches etc.)
  3. stage (in a theatre etc.)

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VerbEdit

lava

  1. third-person singular past historic of laver

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GalicianEdit

NounEdit

lava f (plural lavas)

  1. lava

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

lava

  1. third-person singular present indicative of lavare
  2. second-person singular imperative of lavare

NounEdit

lava f (plural lave)

  1. lava

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LatinEdit

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lavā

  1. first-person singular present active imperative of lavō

PortugueseEdit

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lava

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Italian (Neapolitan or Calabrese dialect), lava (a torrent of rain which washed the streets), from Latin lavō (I wash), from Proto-Indo-European *lowh₃-

NounEdit

lava f (plural lavas)

  1. lava (melted rock)
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

lava

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of lavar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of lavar

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

láva f (Cyrillic spelling ла́ва)

  1. (geology) lava

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

lava f (plural lavas)

  1. lava
  2. washing

VerbEdit

lava

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of lavar.