Complete Definition of "dove"

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English

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Image:Pigion052006.JPG|thumb|right|250px|[[rock dove (Columba livia)]]

Etymology
From Old Norse dúfa, from Germanic, probably originally imitative of the bird's call. Cognate with Dutch duif, German Taube.

Pronunciation
;Noun
IPA|/dÊv/, SAMPA|/dVv/
;Verb
a|RP enPR|dÅv, IPA|/dÉÊv/, SAMPA|/[email protected]/
a|US enPR|dÅv, IPA|/doÊv/, SAMPA|/doUv/

Noun
en-noun

  1. A pigeon, especially one smaller in size.
  2. politics A person favouring conciliation and negotiation rather than conflict (as opposed to hawk).

Derived terms
dovecot, dovecote
rock dove
turtle dove
release dove

Translations
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Albanian: pëllumb m
Aramaic:
Bosnian: golub#Bosnian|golub m, golubica#Bosnian|golubica f
Catalan: colom m
Cebuano: pati
Chinese:
Croatian: golub m, golubica f
Czech: holub m
Danish: due c
Dutch: duif f
Estonian: tuvi
Fijian: ruve
Finnish: kyyhky, pulu
French: colombe f
German: Taube f
Greek: ÏεÏιÏÏέÏι n (peristéri)
Guarani: pykasu, jeruti
Hebrew: ××× × (yoná) f
Hindi: à¤à¤ªà¥à¤¤ (kapot)
Hungarian: galamb
Ido: kolombo
Indonesian merpati, burung merpati, dara, burung dara, ketitiran
Interlingua: columba, pipion
Italian: colomba f, piccione
Japanese: 鳩 (ã¯ã¨, hato)
Korean: ë¹ë기 (bidulgi)
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Kurdish: KUchar|Ú©Ûتر
Low Saxon ("Low German"): Duuvâ m
Norwegian: due c
Old English: culfer f
Polish: goÅÄb m
Portuguese: pombo m, pomba f
Romanian: porumbel m
Russian: голÑÐ±Ñ (gólubâ) m
Samoan: lupe
Scottish Gaelic: calman#Scottish Gaelic|calman m, smùdan m
Serbian:

Slovene: golob m, golobica f
Spanish: paloma f, pichón m (dove's chick)
Swedish: duva
Tagalog: kalapati
Telugu: పావà±à°°à° (paavuram), à°à°ªà±à°¤à° (kapoatham)
Tupinambá: pykasu
Turkish: güvercin
Ukrainian: голÑб m
Yiddish: ××±× (toyb)
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Verb
dove

  1. context|chiefly North America Past tense of to dive.

Synonyms
dived

Translations
Finnish: sukeltaa|sukelsi
French: plongea
Indonesian: terjun
Italian: tuffò
Japanese: æ½ã£ã (ããã£ã, mogutta) (?)

Usage notes
See dive for dived vs. dove.

Category:English heteronyms
Category:English words with multiple etymologies


Dutch

Adjective
dove (alternative form of doof; compar dovere, superl doofste)

  1. deaf

Noun
nl-noun|g1m|g2f|doven|-

  1. A deaf person.

Category:Dutch adjectives


Italian

Pronunciation
IPA|[Ëdove]

Adverb
dove

  1. interrogative where

#: Dove vai? - Where are you going?

Category:Birds
Category:Italian adverbs

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