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Old SwedishEdit

SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish giva, gæva, from Old Norse gefa, from Proto-Germanic *gebaną (to give), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰebʰ-.

NounEdit

giva c

  1. a portion of fodder; the amount of fodder (food) given to an animal
    Mixblandaren räknar också om givorna till kg foder
    The fodder mixer also converts the number of portions to kilograms of fodder

DeclensionEdit

Declension of giva 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative giva givan givor givorna
Genitive givas givans givors givornas

VerbEdit

giva

  1. (dated) to give

Usage notesEdit

  • For full conjugation, see the modern, apocopic form ge.

DescendantsEdit

  • Westrobothnian: gjiiv