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DanishEdit

NounEdit

laven c or n

  1. definite singular of lav

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch lāven, from Old Dutch lavon, from Proto-Germanic *labōną (to strengthen, refresh).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːvən

VerbEdit

laven

  1. to quench one's thirst

InflectionEdit

Inflection of laven (weak)
infinitive laven
past singular laafde
past participle gelaafd
infinitive laven
gerund laven n
present tense past tense
1st person singular laaf laafde
2nd person sing. (jij) laaft laafde
2nd person sing. (u) laaft laafde
2nd person sing. (gij) laaft laafde
3rd person singular laaft laafde
plural laven laafden
subjunctive sing.1 lave laafde
subjunctive plur.1 laven laafden
imperative sing. laaf
imperative plur.1 laaft
participles lavend gelaafd
1) Archaic.

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch lavon, from Proto-Germanic *labōną (to strengthen, refresh).

VerbEdit

lāven

  1. to freshen, to refresh, to give food or drink as refresher (to someone who is exhausted)

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • laven”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • laven”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English lafian, from Proto-Germanic *labōną. Compare Middle Dutch laven.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

laven

  1. To clean with water; to wash or bath.
  2. To gush or spurt; to move as liquid.
  3. To remove or throw out water; to lave.
  4. (rare) To deposit or pour water.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

laven m or n

  1. definite masculine singular of lav

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

laven

  1. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of lavar.
  2. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural (ustedes) imperative form of lavar.
  3. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural present subjunctive form of lavar.

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

laven

  1. definite singular of lav
  2. definite singular of lave