See also: löv, løv, Lov., and лов

CzechEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lovъ, verbal noun of lovit. Cognates include Russian лов (lov).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lov m

  1. hunt
  2. hunting

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

lov

  1. second-person singular imperative of lovit

Further readingEdit

  • lov in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • lov in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Danish logh, from Old Norse lǫg, plural of lag (layer). Doublet of lag and lav. English law is borrowed from Old Norse.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lov c (singular definite loven, plural indefinite love)

  1. law
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Norwegian Bokmål: lov
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse lof, from Proto-Germanic *lubą.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lov c (uninflected)

  1. permission
    have lov (af nogen) (til at) ...
    have permission (from someone) (to) ...
    give (nogen) lov
    give (someone) permission
    få lov (af nogen)
    receive permission (from someone)
    bede (nogen) om lov (til at ...)
    ask (someone) for permission (to ...)
Usage notesEdit

Restricted to certain grammatical contexts -- for example jeg har hans tilladelse ("I have his permission"), but jeg har lov af ham, not *jeg har hans lov.

ReferencesEdit

NounEdit

lov c or n (singular definite loven or lovet, not used in plural form)

  1. (dated) praise
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lov

  1. imperative of love

Iu MienEdit

VerbEdit

lov 

  1. to vomit

Norwegian BokmålEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Danish lov (law), of Old Danish logh (law), from Old Norse lǫg (law), plural of lag (layer), from Proto-Germanic *lagą (situation, law), from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ- (to lie).

NounEdit

lov m (definite singular loven, indefinite plural lover, definite plural lovene)

  1. law
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

lov

  1. imperative of love

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse lǫg, nominative and accusative plural of lag. Influenced by Danish lov.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

lov m or f (definite singular loven or lova, indefinite plural lovar or lover, definite plural lovane or lovene)

  1. law
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse lof, from Proto-Germanic *lubą.

Alternative formsEdit

  • Lov (obsolete capitalization)

NounEdit

lov n (definite singular lovet, indefinite plural lov, definite plural lova)

  1. permit, consent
  2. promise
  3. permission, leave
  4. praise
  5. repute
SynonymsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

lov

  1. imperative of lova and love

ReferencesEdit

AnagramsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lovъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lȏv m (Cyrillic spelling ло̑в)

  1. hunt, hunting
  2. chase, pursuit
  3. catch, haul

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • lov” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Swedish lof, from Old Norse lof, from Proto-Germanic *lubą.

Alternative formsEdit

  • lof (obsolete since 1906)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lov c or n

  1. permission
    att fråga om lov
    to ask permission
    jag har fått lov att vara ledig idag
    I have got permission to be off today
  2. vacation (from school) n
    vi har lov nästa vecka
    we have next week off
  3. praise n

DeclensionEdit

Declension of lov 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lov lovet lov loven
Genitive lovs lovets lovs lovens

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch loef

PronunciationEdit

  • (Sweden) IPA(key): /luːv/
  • (file)

NounEdit

lov ?

  1. a turn, a round c

DeclensionEdit

Declension of lov 4
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lov loven lovar lovarna
Genitive lovs lovens lovars lovarnas

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Svensk etymologisk ordbok