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eve at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

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eve at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

"evening," O.E. ?ifen, with pre-1200 loss of terminal -n, which was mistaken for an inflexion; from P.Gmc. *?ibando- (cf. O.Fris. ewnd, O.H.G. aband, Ger. abend, O.N. aptann), of uncertain origin. Now superseded in its original sense by evening (q.v.). Meaning "day before a saint's day or festival" is from c.1290. /// Eve /// fem. proper name, from Biblical first woman, from Heb. Hawwah, lit. "a living being." ///

Eve at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

the first woman, according to the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic religions. In the Old Testament of the Bible, Eve lived in the Garden of Eden with Adam, the first man, and persuaded him to eat a fruit which God had forbidden them to eat.//

eve at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [Date: 1100-1200; Origin: even 'evening' (11-21 centuries), from Old English [zB024]fen; EVENING]//
1 [C usually singular] the night or day before an important day: eve of// --on the eve of the election// --We're arriving on Christmas Eve .// --a New Year's Eve party//
2 [C] literary evening: --one summer's eve//

EVE at English => English (Abklex) Of Explained:

European Video Telephony, Exklusiver Verzeichnis-Eintrag (Datex-J)

EVE at English => English (acronym) Of Explained:

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eve at Afrikaans => English Of Explained:

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EVE at English => English (GNU/Linux) Of Explained:

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Eve at English => English (hitchcock) Of Explained:

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eve at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Evening): evening, eve, decline of day, fall of day, close of day, nightfall, curfew, dusk, twilight, eleventh hour, sunset, sundown, bedtime, night, midnight, dead of night, witching hour.

Eve at English => English (Eastons 1897 Bible) Of Explained:

V] (Incompetence): blunder, bungle, fumble, botch, put one's foot in it, make a mess of.

[V] (Failure): fail, be unsuccessful, labor in vain, fall short of, miss, miss the mark, slip, slip up, stumble, screw up*, bungle.[N] (Incompetence): bungler, blunderer, duffer, quack.[N] (Incompetence): incompetence, inability, inexperience, quackery, folly, stupidity, bungling, blundering.

[ADJ] (Incompetence): unskillful, inexpert, bungling, awkward, clumsy, maladroit, incompetent, inept, unqualified, unfit.

[N] (Incompetence): incompetence, inability, inexperience, quackery, folly, stupidity, bungling, blundering.

[ADJ] (Incompetence): unskillful, inexpert, bungling, awkward, clumsy, maladroit, incompetent, inept, unqualified, unfit.[N] (Defense): defense, protection, guard, shielding, preservation, self-defense, self-preservation, resistance, safeguard, safety, bunker, shelter, camouflage.[V] (Elevation): heighten, elevate, raise, lift, erect, set up, stick up, rear, hoist, heave, uplift, buoy, exalt, sublimate.

[N] (Levity): levity, lightness, imponderability, buoyancy, volatility, floatation, weightlessness.

[V] (Levity): be light, float, rise, swim, be buoyed up, buoy, lighten, leaven.

[ADJ] (Levity): light, subtil

eve at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
1 the day or evening before an event, especially a religious festival or holiday:
Christmas Eve (= 24 December) * a New Year's Eve party (= on 31 December) * on the eve of the election
2 (old use or literary) evening:
one midsummer's eve

eve at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
1 the day or evening before an event, especially a religious festival or holiday:
Christmas Eve (= 24 December) * a New Year's Eve party (= on 31 December) * on the eve of the election
2 (old use or literary) evening:
one midsummer's eve

Eve at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Eve \Eve\, n. [See {Even}, n.]
1. Evening. [Poetic]

Winter oft, at eve resumes the breeze. --Thomson.

2. The evening before a holiday, -- from the Jewish mode of
reckoning the day as beginning at sunset. not at midnight;
as, Christians eve is the evening before Christmas; also,
the period immediately preceding some important event.
``On the eve of death.'' --Keble.

{Eve churr} (Zo["o]l), the European goatsucker or nightjar;
-- called also {night churr}, and {churr owl}.

eve at English => English (Computer) Of Explained:

EVE

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Eve at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Eve
n 1: (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology:
the first woman and mother of the human race; God
created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in
the Garden of Eden
2: the day before; "he always arrives on the eve of her
departure"
3: the period immediately before something; "on the eve of the
French Revolution"
4: the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing
daylight from late afternoon until nightfall); "he enjoyed
the evening light across the lake" [syn: {evening}, {eventide}]

eve at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Eve|Ève

English

Etymology

From Middle English, compare the noun even

Pronunciation

* Inter: audio » en-us-eve.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » iːv

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n

  • The day or night before, usually used for holidays, such as Christmas Eve.
    1. Evening, night.

      Quotations

      * Inter: seeCite » s

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » day or night before

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|навечерие|n|sc=Cyrl
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|前夕|tr=qiánxī|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|前夜|tr=qiányè|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|předvečer|m
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|vooravond|m, Inter: t- » nl|vigilie|f
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|aatto
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|vigile|f, Inter: t+ » fr|veille|f
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Vorabend|m
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|vigilia|f
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|前夜|tr=ぜんや, zen'ya|sc=Jpan

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|vesper|m
    • Maltese: lejliet
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|véspera|f
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|канун|m|tr=kanún|sc=Cyrl
    • Serbian: predvečerje, predveče
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|víspera|f, Inter: t+ » es|vigilia|f
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|afton|c
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|arefe, Inter: t+ » tr|akşam
    • Volapük: Inter: t+ » vo|büsoar


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » New year's eve feast
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|réveillon
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|vespera|f, Inter: t- » la|vesper|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|reveillon

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Anagrams

    * EeV
    • vee


    Category: Category:English palindromes -
    Category: Category:en:Time -

    Ewe

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /ˈeve/|lang=ee, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"EvE/

    Numeral

    Inter: head » ee|numeral
  • two

  • Category: Category:Ewe palindromes -
    Category: Category:ee:Cardinal numbers -

    Old French

    Etymology

    Inter: etyl » la|fro Inter: term » aqua|lang=la.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /ˈɛvə/|lang=fro

    Noun

    Inter: fro-noun » f
  • Inter: alternative form of » iaue|lang=fro|nodot=1; water

  • Category: Category:Old French palindromes -

    Turkish

    Noun

    Inter: tr-noun-for » m
  • Inter: inflection of » ev||s|dat|lang=tr

  • Category: Category:Turkish palindromes -
    Translation: br » eve
    Translation: de » eve
    Translation: et » eve
    Translation: el » eve
    Translation: eo » eve
    Translation: fr » eve
    Translation: ko » eve
    Translation: io » eve
    Translation: it » eve
    Translation: kn » eve
    Translation: ku » eve
    Translation: hu » eve
    Translation: ml » eve
    Translation: my » eve
    Translation: nl » eve
    Translation: pl » eve
    Translation: ru » eve
    Category: simple:eve -
    Translation: fi » eve
    Translation: ta » eve
    Translation: uk » eve
    Translation: vi » eve
    Translation: zh » eve

    Eve at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » eve|Ève

    English

    Inter: wikipedi » a

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » Εὔα||tr=Εua|lang=grc|sc=polytonic, from Inter: etyl » hbo Inter: term » חוה|חַוָּה|lang=he|tr=ḥawwah.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: enPR » ēv, Inter: IPA » /iːv/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /i:v/
  • Inter: rhymes » iːv
  • Inter: homophones » eve|eave

    Proper noun

    Inter: en-proper nou » n

  • Inter: context » Abrahamic religions The first woman and mother of the human race; Adam's wife.
    1. 1611, Inter: w » King James Version of the Bible, Category: s - :Bible (King James)/Genesis|Genesis 3:20:
    2. : And Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.
    3. 1904, Inter: w » Mark Twain, Category: s - :Extracts from Adams Diary|Extracts from Adam's Diary'':
    4. : After all these years, I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her.
    5. An unspecified primordial woman, from whom many or all people are descended.
    6. : The Seven Daughters of Eve; mitochondrial Eve
    7. Inter: given name » female|from=Hebrew|.
    8. 1970, L.P.Hartley, My Sisters Keeper'', page 113:
    9. : "You were always a cynic," said Edith tolerantly. "I'm sure that Eve will want to have a baby - isn't that why we called her Eve?"
    10. : "Of course not," said Herbert, as if the baby-cult had long been irritating him. "We called her Eve, or Evelyn, after your grandmother, who was going to leave, and did leave us some money."

      Related terms

      * Ava, Eva, Evie, Evita, Evy

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » the first woman

  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|حواء|f|tr=Hawwaa'
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|Եվա|tr=Eva
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|夏娃|tr=Xiàwá|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|Eva|f
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|Eva
  • Estonian: Inter: t+ » et|Eeva
  • Faroese: Inter: t- » fo|Eva|f
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|Eeva
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|Ève|f
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Eva|f
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|Εύα|f|tr=Eva
  • Hawaiian: Inter: tø » haw|ʻEwa
  • Hebrew: Inter: t+ » he|חוה|f|alt=חַוָּה|tr=Ḥawwāh
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|Éva
  • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|Éabha
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|Eva
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|イブ|tr=Ibu, Inter: t- » ja|イヴ|tr=Ivu

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Jèrriais: Inter: tø » roa-jer|Êve|f
    • Korean: Inter: t- » ko|이브|tr=Ibeu|sc=Hang
    • Latvian: Inter: t- » lv|Ieva|f
    • Lithuanian: Inter: t- » lt|Ieva|f
    • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|Hawa
    • Maltese: Inter: t- » mt|Eva|f
    • Norwegian: Inter: t+ » no|Eva
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|Ewa|f
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|Ева|f|tr=Jéva
    • Serbo-Croatian:
    • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|Ева|f|sc=Cyrl
    • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|Eva|f
    • Slovak: Inter: t- » sk|Eva|f
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|Eva|f
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|Eva
    • Thai: Inter: t- » th|อีฟ
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|Havva


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » given name
    • Amharic: ሕይዋን (Hiywan)
    • Ancient Greek: Inter: l » grc|Εὕα|tr=Heua|f
    • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|حواء|f|tr=Hawwaa', Inter: t- » ar|أيف|f|tr='iif
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|Եվա|tr=Eva
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|Eva
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|夏娃|tr=Xiàwá|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|伊夫|tr=Yīfū|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|Eva|f
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|Eva
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|Eva
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|Eva
    • Ewe: Inter: tø » ee|Xawa
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|Eeva
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|Ève|f
    • German: Inter: t- » de|Eve|f, Inter: t+ » de|Eva|f
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|Εύα|f|tr=Eva, Inter: t+ » el|Εύη|tr=Evi|f
    • Hawaiian: Inter: tø » haw|ʻEwa
    • Hebrew: Inter: t+ » he|חוה|f|alt=חַוָּה|tr=Ḥawwāh
    • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|Eve|alt=Eva
    • Indonesian: Inter: t- » id|Hava


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|Eábha
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|Eva
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|イブ|tr=Ibu, Inter: t- » ja|イヴ|tr=Ivu
  • Jèrriais: Inter: tø » roa-jer|Êve|f
  • Korean: Inter: t- » ko|이브|tr=Ibeu|sc=Hang
  • Kurdish: Inter: t+ » ku|Hawa|f
  • Latin: Inter: t- » la|Eva
  • Latvian: Inter: t- » lv|Ieva|f
  • Lithuanian: Inter: t- » lt|Ieva
  • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|Hawa
  • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|Eve|alt=Eva
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|Ewa|f
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|Ева|f|tr=Jéva, Inter: t- » ru|Ив|f|tr=Iv Inter: qualifier » indeclinable
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|Eubha
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|Ева|f
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|Eva|f
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|Eva|f
  • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|Eve|alt=Eva
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|Havva

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * Chaim, Haim
    • Evelyn
    • Evette
    • Lilith
    • Zoë

      Anagrams

      * EeV
    • vee


    Category: Category:English palindromes -

    Estonian

    Proper noun

    Inter: head » et|proper noun
  • Inter: given name » female|lang=et, variant of Inter: term » Eva|lang=et and a short form of Inter: term » Evelin|lang=et.

  • Category: Category:Estonian palindromes -
    Translation: ar » Eve
    Translation: et » Eve
    Translation: el » Eve
    Translation: es » Eve
    Translation: fr » Eve
    Translation: ko » Eve
    Translation: id » Eve
    Translation: it » Eve
    Translation: hu » Eve
    Translation: pl » Eve
    Translation: pt » Eve
    Translation: ru » Eve
    Translation: sr » Eve
    Translation: fi » Eve
    Translation: wa » Eve
    Translation: zh » Eve

    Ève at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » Eve|eve

    French

    Proper noun

    Inter: fr-proper noun » sort=eve
  • Inter: biblical character » lang=fr Eve
    1. Inter: given name » female|lang=fr.

      Related terms

      * Éva


    Translation: el » Ève
    Translation: es » Ève
    Translation: fr » Ève
    Translation: hu » Ève
    Translation: pl » Ève
    Translation: pt » Ève
    Translation: th » Ève

  • Êve at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » eve|Eve|Ève

    Jèrriais

    Proper noun

    Inter: roa-jer-proper noun » sort=Eve|f
  • Eve Inter: gloss » Biblical figure
    1. Inter: given name » female|sort=Eve|lang=roa-jer, equivalent to Eve.


    Translation: pt » Êve