See also: ave, ave., 'ave, avé, avè, avë, Ave., and AVE

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Anagram of Eva, also associated with ava (open) as in avameelne (openhearted).

Proper nounEdit

Ave

  1. a female given name

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Ave n (strong, genitive Ave or Aves, plural Ave or Aves)

  1. Ellipsis of Ave-Maria (ave, Hail Mary).
    • 1971, Günter Grass, “Die Vogelscheuchen”, in Gesammelte Gedichte, Luchterhand, page 104:
      weiß nicht, ob alte Jacken, alte Hosen, / wenn sie mit Löffeln in den Dosen / rostig und blechern windwärts läuten, / zur Vesper, ob zum Ave läuten, / zum Aufstand aller Vogelscheuchen läuten
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DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Ave” in Duden online

PortugueseEdit

 
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rio Ave

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Latin Avus. Ultimately from Proto-Celtic *abū (river), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ep- (body of water).

PronunciationEdit

 

Proper nounEdit

Ave m

  1. Ave (a river in Portugal)