See also: oevre and oevré

SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

övre

  1. upper
    övre våningen
    upper floor
  2. northern
    övre Norrland
    northern Norrland

Usage notesEdit

  • In geographic names like Övre Volta (Upper Volta, now Burkina Faso), upper means higher, upstream. But there is no such meaning in övre Norrland.
  • The word looks like a comparative form of över-övre-överst, but över is a preposition and not an adjective.

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