English edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Respelling of of popularized by Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth.

Preposition edit

ov

  1. (very rare, nonstandard) Alternative spelling of of
    • 2014, Behemoth, Ora Pro Nobis Lucifer:
      Scholar ov the unlight / Great volcano ov excrement

Anagrams edit

Azerbaijani edit

Other scripts
Cyrillic ов
Abjad اۇو

Etymology edit

From Proto-Turkic *āb (hunt, chase).[1] Cognate with Turkish av.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ov]
  • (file)

Noun edit

ov (definite accusative ovu, plural ovlar)

  1. hunt
    ova çıxmaqto go hunting (literally, “to go out for a hunt”)

Declension edit

    Declension of ov
singular plural
nominative ov
ovlar
definite accusative ovu
ovları
dative ova
ovlara
locative ovda
ovlarda
ablative ovdan
ovlardan
definite genitive ovun
ovların
    Possessive forms of ov
nominative
singular plural
mənim (my) ovum ovlarım
sənin (your) ovun ovların
onun (his/her/its) ovu ovları
bizim (our) ovumuz ovlarımız
sizin (your) ovunuz ovlarınız
onların (their) ovu or ovları ovları
accusative
singular plural
mənim (my) ovumu ovlarımı
sənin (your) ovunu ovlarını
onun (his/her/its) ovunu ovlarını
bizim (our) ovumuzu ovlarımızı
sizin (your) ovunuzu ovlarınızı
onların (their) ovunu or ovlarını ovlarını
dative
singular plural
mənim (my) ovuma ovlarıma
sənin (your) ovuna ovlarına
onun (his/her/its) ovuna ovlarına
bizim (our) ovumuza ovlarımıza
sizin (your) ovunuza ovlarınıza
onların (their) ovuna or ovlarına ovlarına
locative
singular plural
mənim (my) ovumda ovlarımda
sənin (your) ovunda ovlarında
onun (his/her/its) ovunda ovlarında
bizim (our) ovumuzda ovlarımızda
sizin (your) ovunuzda ovlarınızda
onların (their) ovunda or ovlarında ovlarında
ablative
singular plural
mənim (my) ovumdan ovlarımdan
sənin (your) ovundan ovlarından
onun (his/her/its) ovundan ovlarından
bizim (our) ovumuzdan ovlarımızdan
sizin (your) ovunuzdan ovlarınızdan
onların (their) ovundan or ovlarından ovlarından
genitive
singular plural
mənim (my) ovumun ovlarımın
sənin (your) ovunun ovlarının
onun (his/her/its) ovunun ovlarının
bizim (our) ovumuzun ovlarımızın
sizin (your) ovunuzun ovlarınızın
onların (their) ovunun or ovlarının ovlarının

Synonyms edit

  • şikar (South Azerbaijani, dated)

Derived terms edit

References edit

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*Āb”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill

Central Franconian edit

Alternative forms edit

  • off (alternative spelling)
  • ob (western Moselle Franconian; otherwise as a variant, but only in the sense of “if”)

Etymology edit

From Old High German of, *ova, northern variant of oba.

Pronunciation edit

Conjunction edit

ov

  1. (most dialects) if; whether
    Ich weeß net, ov dat stemmp.
    I don’t know if that’s true.
    • 2014, “Alle Jläser huh”‎[1]performed by Kasalla:
      Janz ejal, ov du jet ze fiere häs,
      Alles oder nix ze verliere häs,
      Alle Jläser zo de Stääne,
      Denn die Engel, die uns fähle,
      Stusse jään met uns aan.
      No matter if you have something to celebrate,
      Everything or nothing to lose,
      All our glasses up to the stars,
      Because the angels that we miss
      Like to clink with us.
  2. (Ripuarian) or
    Dat mösse foffzig ov sechsig Mann jewäs senn.
    They must’ve been fifty or sixty people.
    Donnersdaach ov Friedaach moss ich nohm Finanzamp.
    I need to go to the tax office Thursday or Friday.

Usage notes edit

  • Though formerly generally applicable, the Ripuarian ov (“or”) is now used only in vague statements or estimates. The word odder is used in order to express an actual alternative.

Dutch edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Initialism of openbaar vervoer.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ov n (uncountable)

  1. public transport
    Bent u met de auto of met het ov?
    Did you come by car or by public transport?

Derived terms edit

Noun edit

ov c (plural ov's, diminutive ov'tje n)

  1. Clipping of ov-chipkaart.

Faroese edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse of, whence Icelandic of. Related to English over.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [oː]
  • Homophones: og (‘and’)

Adverb edit

ov

  1. too

See also edit

Judeo-Tat edit

Other scripts
Latin ov
Cyrillic ов (ov)
Hebrew אָב (ov)

Etymology 1 edit

Noun edit

ov

  1. water
  2. humidity

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

ov

  1. hunt

Maia edit

Adverb edit

ov

  1. here

Romani edit

Alternative forms edit

Pronoun edit

ov

  1. he[1][2][3]

Descendants edit

  • Kalo Finnish Romani: jou
  • Vlax Romani: vov

See also edit


References edit

  1. ^ Boretzky, Norbert; Igla, Birgit (1994), “ov”, in Wörterbuch Romani-Deutsch-Englisch für den südosteuropäischen Raum : mit einer Grammatik der Dialektvarianten [Romani-German-English dictionary for the Southern European region] (in German), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, →ISBN, page 203a
  2. ^ Marcel Courthiade (2009), “ov B-ćham: les”, in Melinda Rézműves, editor, Morri angluni rromane ćhibǎqi evroputni lavustik = Első rromani nyelvű európai szótáram : cigány, magyar, angol, francia, spanyol, német, ukrán, román, horvát, szlovák, görög [My First European-Romani Dictionary: Romani, Hungarian, English, French, Spanish, German, Ukrainian, Romanian, Croatian, Slovak, Greek] (in hu,en), Budapest: Fővárosi Onkormányzat Cigány Ház--Romano Kher, →ISBN, page 261b
  3. ^ Yaron Matras; Anton Tenser, editors (2020), “Romani and Contact Linguistics”, in The Palgrave Handbook of Romani Language and Linguistics, →DOI, →ISBN, page 341

Romansch edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Vulgar Latin (*)ŏvum, from Classical Latin ōvum.

Noun edit

ov m (plural ovs)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, biology, zoology, foods) egg

Yola edit

Preposition edit

ov

  1. Alternative form of o' (of)

References edit

  • Jacob Poole (d. 1827) (before 1828), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, published 1867, page 60