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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from an ancestor of dialectal Swedish klove, Proto-Germanic *klubô. Estonian dialectal lõvi is related as well.

NounEdit

lovi

  1. cleft (V-shaped cut)
  2. notch (V-shaped cut; such a cut used for keeping a record)
  3. trance; used only in the expression langeta loveen, which means "to fall into a trance".

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of lovi (Kotus type 7/ovi, no gradation)
nominative lovi lovet
genitive loven lovien
partitive lovea lovia
illative loveen loviin
singular plural
nominative lovi lovet
accusative nom. lovi lovet
gen. loven
genitive loven lovien
partitive lovea lovia
inessive lovessa lovissa
elative lovesta lovista
illative loveen loviin
adessive lovella lovilla
ablative lovelta lovilta
allative lovelle loville
essive lovena lovina
translative loveksi loviksi
instructive lovin
abessive lovetta lovitta
comitative lovineen

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Slavic origin, ultimately from Proto-Slavic *loviti. Compare Serbo-Croatian loviti.

VerbEdit

a lovi (third-person singular present lovește, past participle lovit4th conj.

  1. to hit; to strike

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

VerbEdit

lovi (Cyrillic spelling лови)

  1. third-person singular present of loviti