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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse torg, maybe from Old East Slavic търгъ (tŭrgŭ, marketplace).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɔrv/, [tˢɒːˀw]

NounEdit

torv n (singular definite torvet, plural indefinite torve)

  1. square (open space in a town)
  2. market, marketplace

InflectionEdit

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse torf, from Proto-Germanic *turbz (turf, lawn), from Proto-Indo-European *dorbh- (tuft, grass).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

torv n (genitive singular torvs, uncountable)

  1. peat, turf

Usage notesEdit

DeclensionEdit

Declension of torv (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative torv torvið
accusative torv torvið
dative torvi torvinum
genitive torvs torvsins

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse torf, from Proto-Germanic *turbz (turf, lawn), from Proto-Indo-European *dorbh- (tuft, grass).

NounEdit

torv m (definite singular torven, indefinite plural torver, definite plural torvene)
torv n (definite singular torvet, indefinite plural torv, definite plural torva or torvene)

  1. peat, turf
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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From Old Norse torg, probably via Danish torv; maybe from Old East Slavic търгъ (tŭrgŭ, marketplace).

NounEdit

torv n (definite singular torvet, indefinite plural torv, definite plural torva or torvene)

  1. alternative form of torg

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þǫrf (need). Cognate with Old English þearf, Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐍂𐌱𐌰 (þarba) and Icelandic þörf.

NounEdit

torv f (definite singular torva, indefinite plural torver, definite plural torvene)

  1. need, want

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse torf

NounEdit

torv f (definite singular torva, indefinite plural torver, definite plural torvene)
torv n (definite singular torvet, indefinite plural torv, definite plural torva)

  1. peat, turf
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse torf, from Proto-Germanic *turbz (turf, lawn), from Proto-Indo-European *dorbh- (tuft, grass).

NounEdit

torv c

  1. turf
  2. peat

DeclensionEdit

Declension of torv 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative torv torven
Genitive torvs torvens

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VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Finnish torvi.

NounEdit

torv

  1. horn