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lava

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English

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:it language|Template:lang:it]][[Category:Template:lang:it derivations]] lava, lava, originally, in Naples, a torrent of rain overflowing the streets, from Italian and [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] lavare, to wash. See lave

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
lava

Plural
s

lava (s)
  1. The melted rock ejected by a volcano from its crater or fissured sides.
  2. magma

Usage notes

Geologists make a distinction between magma (molten rock underground) and lava (molten rock on the surface).

Derived terms

Translations

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Crimean Tatar

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:it language|Template:lang:it]][[Category:crh:Template:lang:it derivations]] lava.

Noun

lava

  1. lava

Declension

References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

Croatian

Noun

lava f (plural lave)

  1. (geology) lava

Declension


Finnish

Noun

lava (stem lav-*)

  1. platform
  2. stage (in a theatre etc.)

Declension

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French

Verb

lava

  1. Third-person singular past historic of laver.

Italian

Verb

lava [[Category:Template:lang:it verb forms|lava]]

  1. Third-person singular present tense of lavare.
  2. Second-person singular imperative of lavare.

Spanish

Noun

lava f. (plural lavas)

Singular
lava f.

Plural
lavas f.

  1. lava
  2. washing

Verb

lava (infinitive: lavar)

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of lavar.

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