See also: HOV, hóv, and hòv

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /hɔvˀ/, [ˈhɒwˀ]

NounEdit

hov c (singular definite hoven, plural indefinite hove)

  1. hoof
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /hɔvˀ/, [ˈhɒwˀ]

NounEdit

hov n (singular definite hovet, plural indefinite hov)

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

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse , compare English ho, German ho.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

hov

  1. whoops
  2. hey

SynonymsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no
 
En hov

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hófr

NounEdit

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

  1. a hoof

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
hov

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

Alternative formsEdit

  • hóv (alternative spelling)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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 hoof
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hóf n.

Alternative formsEdit

  • hóv (alternative spelling)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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 3Edit

From Old Norse hof.

Alternative formsEdit

  • hòv (alternative spelling)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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 4Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

hov

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

ReferencesEdit

AnagramsEdit


SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hov c

  1. hoof
DeclensionEdit
Declension of hov 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hov hoven hovar hovarna
Genitive hovs hovens hovars hovarnas
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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

Alternative formsEdit

  • hof (up until the 1906 spelling reform)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hov n

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

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

hov

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