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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pave +‎ -en (past participle ending).

AdjectiveEdit

paven (not comparable)

  1. (rare, dated or archaic) paved
    • 1897, F. Harald Williams, Matin Bells and Scarlet and Gold, page 104:
      Firm as a paven road sprang what had seemed a hearse, Meet to uplift the load of a great universe; []
    • 1949, John Masefield, On the hill, page 18:
      A paven road or gathered tax
      But partly yield him what he lacks.
    • 1999, Lin Carter, The Quest of Kadji, page 118:
      The architecture was bewildering in its multiform complexity: great, sleepy-lidded faces of stone gazed down from the eight-sided towers; fantastic dragon-hybrids writhed entangled coils above portal and arch; many-armed and beast-headed gods thronged the paven ways, lining entire avenues in rank on rank of carven stone idols so innumerable as to suggest pantheons as populous as dynasties.
    • 2005, Sylvia Kelso, Everran's Bane, page 73:
      After Kelflase a paven road replaced the half-finished horse-track, another sick-bed project, but it was still not fast enough for the king.

DanishEdit

NounEdit

paven c sg

  1. definite singular of pave

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

paven m sg

  1. definite singular of pave

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

paven m sg

  1. definite singular of pave