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hava

hava

See also: häva

Faroese

Verb

hava (third person singular past indicative hevði, third person plural past indicative høvdu, supine havt)

  1. to have

Conjugation


Hungarian

Etymology

From the hav- stem of + -a (possessive suffix)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈhɒvɒ]
  • Hyphenation: ha‧va

Noun

hava

  1. third-person singular (single possession) possessive of
    A Kilimandzsáró hava - The Snows of Kilimanjaro (written by Ernest Hemingway)

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

Noun

hava n pl

  1. definite plural of hav

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

Noun

hava n pl

  1. definite plural of hav

Etymology 2

From Old Norse hafa, from Proto-Germanic *habjaną (to have), durative of *habjaną (to lift, take up), from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p- (to take, seize, catch).

Alternative forms

  • have (e infinitive)
  • ha (also Norwegian Bokmål)

Verb

hava (present tense har, past tense hadde, past participle hatt, passive infinitive havast, present participle havande, imperative hav)

  1. to have (possess)
    Eg har eit hus og to bilar.
    I have a house and two cars.
  2. to have (relate to in some manner)
    Eg har to systrer.
    I have two sisters.

References


Old Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse hafa, from Proto-Germanic *habjaną.

Verb

hava

  1. to have
  2. to hold

Conjugation

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Descendants


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Serbo-Croatian hava), from Persian هوا, from Arabic هَوَاء (hawāʾ).

Noun

hava f (Cyrillic spelling хава)

  1. (regional) air


Swedish

Verb

hava (present haver, preterite hade, supine haft, imperative hav)

  1. Dated spelling of ha.

Turkish

Etymology

From Ottoman Turkish [Term?], from Arabic هَوَاء (hawāʾ).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɑˈvɑ/
  • Hyphenation: ha‧va

Noun

hava (definite accusative havayı, plural havalar)

  1. weather
  2. air