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English

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Noun

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Singular
halva

Plural
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halva (-)
  1. A confection usually made from crushed sesame seeds and honey. It is a traditional dessert in India, the Mediterranean, the Balkans, and the Middle East.

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Bosnian

Etymology

From Turkish

Noun

halva f. sg. (pl.: halve)

  1. halva

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Croatian

Etymology

From Turkish

Noun

halva f (plural halve)

  1. halva

Declension

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Dutch

Noun

halva

  1. halva

French

Pronunciation

Noun

halva

  1. halva

Hungarian

Etymology

From the verb hal

Adverb

halva

  1. dead (Mainly in the expression Élve vagy halva, meaning Dead or alive.)

Italian

Noun

halva

  1. halva

Serbian

Etymology

From Turkish

Noun

halva f. sg. (pl.: halve)

  1. halva

Cyrillic spelling

Synonyms


Swedish

Noun

halva

  1. halva

Noun

Inflection for halva Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative halva halvan halvor halvorna
Genitive halvas halvans halvors halvornas

halva

  1. a half
    Jag gav barnen varsin halva av äpplet.
    I gave the kids one half of the apple each.

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