OV language

[oh-vee] /ˈoʊˈvi/

noun, Linguistics.
a type of language that has direct objects preceding the verb and that tends to have typological traits such as postpositions, suffixes, noun modifiers preceding nouns, adverbs preceding verbs, and auxiliary verbs following main verbs.


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  • Ovoid

    [oh-void] /ˈoʊ vɔɪd/ adjective 1. egg-shaped; having the solid form of an egg. 2. (def 2). noun 3. an ovoid body. /ˈəʊvɔɪd/ adjective 1. egg-shaped 2. (botany) (of a fruit or similar part) egg-shaped with the broader end at the base Compare obovoid noun 3. something that is ovoid adj. “egg-shaped,” 1828, from Modern Latin […]

  • Ovo-lacto-vegetarian

    [oh-voh-lak-toh-vej-i-tair-ee-uh n] /ˌoʊ voʊˌlæk toʊˌvɛdʒ ɪˈtɛər i ən/ noun 1. .

  • Ovolactarian

    [oh-voh-lak-tair-ee-uh n] /ˌoʊ voʊ lækˈtɛər i ən/ noun 1. .

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