TranslingualEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Abbreviation of Latin vēna (vein).

NounEdit

v. (plural vv.)

  1. (anatomy) vein

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Shortening of corresponding words.

AdverbEdit

v. (not comparable)

  1. very

NounEdit

v. (uncountable)

  1. version
  2. verb
  3. victim

PrepositionEdit

v.

  1. (law, sports) versus
SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

v.

  1. (uncommon, imperative) See. vide(te)
Usage notesEdit
  • In legal contexts, usage is typically restricted to case citations, and the pronunciation may be as versus, vee, against, or and, depending on the region and nature of the case.

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin versus (verse).

NounEdit

v. (plural vv.)

  1. verse

DutchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

v.

  1. (grammar) Abbreviation of vrouwelijk (feminine).

PrepositionEdit

v.

  1. Abbreviation of van (in surnames)

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

v.

  1. Abbreviation of vuosi (year).
  2. Abbreviation of vuotta ((of the) year).
  3. Abbreviation of vuonna (in/during the year).
  4. Abbreviation of vuosina (during the years).
    Synonym: (dated) vv.

AdjectiveEdit

v.

  1. Abbreviation of vuotias (year-old).

Usage notesEdit

Only the final abbreviation (of vuotias) can be pronounced as vee ((the letter) V), but even then only colloquially. All other abbreviations are always pronounced as the full word.


RomanianEdit

VerbEdit

v.

  1. Abbreviation of vezi (see).

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Abbreviation of vidi.

VerbEdit

v. (Cyrillic spelling в.)

  1. see

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation of vek/vijek.

NounEdit

v. (Cyrillic spelling в.)

  1. century

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

v. c or n

  1. (common) Abbreviation of vecka (week, calendar week).
    Meny v. 43
    Menu week 43
  2. (common) Abbreviation of version (version).
    v. 1.02.3
    Version 1.02.3
  3. (neuter) Abbreviation of verb (verb).
    springa (v.), röra sig snabbt
    run (verb), to move quickly
  4. (common) Abbreviation of väg (road) or vägen (the [...] road).
    K. Erikssons v.
    K. Eriksson's Road
    Söderbrov.
    The South Bridge Road

PrepositionEdit

v.

  1. Abbreviation of vid (by).
    finns v. S:a Vrå k:a
    found by South Vrå church
  2. Abbreviation of von (von).
    Carl v. Linné
    Carl von Linné

AdjectiveEdit

v. (not comparable)

  1. Abbreviation of vice (vice-).
    v. VD
    vice-president