See also: Laven and läven

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

laven c or n (lichen)

  1. definite singular of lav

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈlæːʋn̩], [ˈlæːwn̩]

VerbEdit

laven

  1. gerund of lave

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch lāven, from Old Dutch lavon, from Proto-West Germanic *labōn (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.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Papiamentu: laaf

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

lāven

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

InflectionEdit

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English lafian, from Proto-West Germanic *labōn.

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. inflection of lavar:
    1. third-person plural present subjunctive
    2. third-person plural imperative

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

laven

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

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