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HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒlvɒ]
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  • Hyphenation: al‧va

VerbEdit

alva

  1. adverbial participle of alszik
    alva - while asleep
    A lajhárok idejük legnagyobb részét alva töltik. - Sloths spend most of their time sleeping.

Derived termsEdit


LatvianEdit

 alva on Latvian Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Baltic *alu-ā-, *alwā-, from a derived form *al-əu-, *al-u- of Proto-Indo-European *al- (to shine, to light). Cognates include Lithuanian álvas, ãlavas, Old Prussian alwis (lead), Old Church Slavonic олово (olovo, lead), Russian and Ukrainian олово (olovo, tin), Bulgarian олово (olovo, lead), Czech olovo (lead), Polish ołów (lead), and, from a different derived form of *al-, Ancient Greek ἀλφός (alphós, white rash), Latin albus (dull white).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

Chemical element
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alva f (4th declension)

  1. tin (metallic chemical element, with atomic number 50)
    alvas rūdatin ore
    alvas sakausējumitin alloys
    alvas karotetin spoon
    pārklāt ar alvucover with tin
    kausēt alvuto melt tin

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “alva”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN

Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈalːva/

NounEdit

alva

  1. energy
  2. willpower

InflectionEdit

Even a-stem, lv-lvv gradation
Nominative alva
Genitive alvva
Singular Plural
Nominative alva alvvat
Accusative alvva alvvaid
Genitive alvva alvvaid
Illative alvii alvvaide
Locative alvvas alvvain
Comitative alvvain alvvaiguin
Essive alvan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person alvan alvame alvamet
2nd person alvat alvade alvadet
3rd person alvas alvaska alvaset

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin alba, the feminine of albus (white).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

alva f (plural alvas)

  1. alb (long white robe worn by priests and other ministers)
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 2 (facsimile):
      Eſta é de como ſta maria pareceu en toledo a ſant alifonſſo ⁊ deull ũa alua q̇ trouxe de paraẏſo con que diſſeſſe miſſa.
      This one is (about) how Holy Mary appeared to Saint Ildefonso in Toledo and gave him an alb from paradise to celebrate mass.
  2. dawn

DescendantsEdit

  • Galician: alba
  • Portuguese: alva

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese alva, from Vulgar Latin alba, from the feminine of albus (white). Cognate with Galician alba

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

alva f (plural alvas)

  1. alb (long white robe worn by priests and other ministers)
  2. dawn
    Synonyms: alba, alvorada, dilúculo
  3. sclera
    Synonyms: esclera, esclerótica

AdjectiveEdit

alva

  1. Feminine singular of adjective alvo.

ReferencesEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

alva f (Cyrillic spelling алва)

  1. halva

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