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hav

See also: HAV and häv

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse haf.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hav n (singular definite havet, plural indefinite have)

  1. A sea.
  2. An ocean.
  3. (figuratively) A multitude, a large amount.

InflectionEdit

VerbEdit

hav

  1. imperative of have

FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse haf.

NounEdit

hav n (genitive singular havs, plural høv)

  1. sea, ocean between two lands
DeclensionEdit
n5 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hav havið høv høvini
Accusative hav havið høv høvini
Dative havi havinum høvum høvunum
Genitive havs havsins hava havanna
SynonymsEdit
  • sjógvur (all sea on Earth, big waves)

Etymology 2Edit

From the verb at hevja.

NounEdit

hav n (genitive singular havs, plural høv)

  1. a lifting stone
DeclensionEdit
n5 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hav havið høv høvini
Accusative hav havið høv høvini
Dative havi havinum høvum høvunum
Genitive havs havsins hava havanna

Etymology 3Edit

From the verb at hava.

VerbEdit

hav

  1. imperative singular of at hava

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse haf.

NounEdit

hav n (definite singular havet, indefinite plural hav, definite plural hava or havene)

  1. ocean or sea (often incorporated into the proper names of seas and oceans with the suffix -havet)

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse haf.

NounEdit

hav n (definite singular havet, indefinite plural hav, definite plural hava, genitive definite singular havsens)

  1. ocean or sea (see note above)

Derived termsEdit


SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • haf (obsolete since 1906)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse haf.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hav n

  1. a sea, an ocean

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

hav

  1. imperative of hava.

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