See also: Sova, söva, and sôvä

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *sova.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sova f

  1. owl

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sofa, from Proto-Germanic *swefaną, from Proto-Indo-European *swep-.

VerbEdit

sova (third person singular past indicative svav, third person plural past indicative svóvu, supine sovið)

  1. to sleep

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

sova (present tense søv, past tense sov, past participle sove, present participle sovande, imperative sov)

  1. Alternative form of sove

Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sofa, from Proto-Germanic *swefaną.

VerbEdit

sova

  1. to sleep

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Swedish: sova

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from sovar.

NounEdit

sova f (plural sovas)

  1. kneading (the act of kneading dough)
  2. the act of treading on grapes
  3. (informal) beating; spanking (act physically beating a person)

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

sova

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of sovar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of sovar

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *sova.

NounEdit

sóva f (Cyrillic spelling со́ва)

  1. owl

DeclensionEdit


SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *sova.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sova f (genitive singular sovy, nominative plural sovy, genitive plural sov, declension pattern of žena)

  1. owl

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • sova in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *sova.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sóva f

  1. owl

InflectionEdit

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. sôva
gen. sing. sôve
singular dual plural
nominative sôva sôvi sôve
accusative sôvo sôvi sôve
genitive sôve sôv sôv
dative sôvi sôvama sôvam
locative sôvi sôvah sôvah
instrumental sôvo sôvama sôvami

Further readingEdit

  • sova”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish sova, from Old Norse sofa, from Proto-Germanic *swefaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swep- (sleep).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /soːva/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

sova (present sover, preterite sov, supine sovit, imperative sov)

  1. to sleep

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit