See also: sově and søve

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Danish souæ, from Old Norse sofa, from Proto-Germanic *swefaną. Cognate with Swedish sova and English asweve. The Germanic verb goes back to Proto-Indo-European *swep- (sleep). From the same root Danish søvn (sleep).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sɔvə/, [ˈsɒːʊ]

VerbEdit

sove (past tense sov, past participle sovet)

  1. sleep

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

sove (imperative sov, present tense sover, simple past sov, past participle sovet, present participle sovende)

  1. to sleep.

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sofa

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. to sleep

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sove

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of sovar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of sovar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of sovar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of sovar

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

sove (Cyrillic spelling сове)

  1. inflection of sova:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative plural

SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sove

  1. dative/locative singular of sova