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English

Etymology

From Old English sealf. Akin to Middle Low German salve (Danish salve), Old High German salba (German Salbe) and to Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌻𐌱𐍉𐌽𐍃 (salbons).

Noun

Singular
salve

Plural
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  1. An ointment, cream or balm with soothing, healing or calming effects.
  2. Anything or action that soothes or heals.

Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to salve

Third person singular
salv

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to salve (third-person singular simple present salv, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To calm or assuage.
  2. To salvage.

Translations


French

Pronunciation

Noun

salve

  1. salvo, volley of shots.

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Italian

Adjective

salve pl.

  1. Feminine form of salvo.

Interjection

salve!

  1. hello!; hi!; hail!

Noun

salve f.

  1. Plural form of salva.

Latin

Etymology

Presumably from an unattested verb salveō

Interjection

salvē!

  1. hail!, welcome!, farewell!

Usage notes

  • This is the singular form. When greeting a group, salvēte is used.

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