See also: HOV, hóv, and hòv

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hov

  1. second-person singular imperative of hovět
    Synonym: hověj

Danish

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Etymology 1

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From Old Norse hófr, from Proto-Germanic *hōfaz, cognate with Norwegian, Swedish hov, English hoof, German Huf.

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  • IPA(key): /hɔvˀ/, [ˈhɒwˀ]

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hov c (singular definite hoven, plural indefinite hove)

  1. hoof
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Etymology 2

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From Old Norse hof (shrine; court), from Proto-Germanic *hufą, cognate with German Hof (yard, court, farmyard), Dutch hof (yard, court, garden). Doublet of hof (court).

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  • IPA(key): /hɔvˀ/, [ˈhɒwˀ]

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hov n (singular definite hovet, plural indefinite hov)

  1. (religion, historical) temple (with reference to pre-Christian Norse religion)
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Etymology 3

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From Old Norse , compare English ho, German ho.

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hov

  1. whoops
  2. hey
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Dutch

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hov n (uncountable)

  1. Initialism of hoogwaardig openbaar vervoer (high-quality public transport).

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Norwegian Bokmål

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En hov

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From Old Norse hófr.

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hov m (definite singular hoven, indefinite plural hover or høver, definite plural hovene or høvene)

  1. a hoof

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Etymology 1

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hov

From Old Norse hófr m, from Proto-Germanic *hōfaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱoph₂ós. Akin to English hoof.

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  • hóv (alternative spelling)

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hov m (definite singular hoven, indefinite plural hovar or høver, definite plural hovane or høvene) or
hov f (definite singular hova, indefinite plural høver, definite plural høvene)

  1. a solid (i.e. uncloven) hoof
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  • klauv (cloven hoof)

Etymology 2

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From Old Norse hóf n.

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  • hóv (alternative spelling)

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hov n (definite singular hovet, indefinite plural hov, definite plural hova)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Etymology 3

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From Old Norse hof.

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  • hòv (alternative spelling)

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hov n (definite singular hovet, indefinite plural hov, definite plural hova)

  1. (historical) a pagan temple in the Old Norse religion
  2. a hillock

Etymology 4

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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hov

  1. past tense of hevja
  2. past tense of hevje

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Anagrams

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  • hóv, hòv

Swedish

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Etymology 1

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From Old Swedish hōv, from Old Norse hófr, from Proto-Germanic *hōfaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱoph₂ós. Cognate with Danish hov, English hoof, German Huf and Dutch hoef.

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hov c

  1. hoof
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Declension of hov 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hov hoven hovar hovarna
Genitive hovs hovens hovars hovarnas
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Etymology 2

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From Middle Low German hof, cognate to German Hof and Danish hof.

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  • hof (up until the 1906 spelling reform)

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hov n

  1. court; the people surrounding a ruler, such as a monarch or an emperor; the accommodation of a monarch
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Declension of hov 
Singular Plural
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Nominative hov hovet hov hoven
Genitive hovs hovets hovs hovens
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  • Finnish: hovi
  • Finnish: huovi

Etymology 3

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Verb

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hov

  1. (obsolete) past indicative of häva
    Och han hov upp sin röst och kvad
    And he took up his parable, and said (Numbers 24:3)

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