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Neve
See also: Neve, nevé, névé, and ñeve

English

Etymology

From Middle English neve, neave, from Old English nefa ("nephew, grandson"), from Proto-Germanic *nefô ("nephew"), from Proto-Indo-European *nép?ts. The female is nift. Doublet of nephew.

Pronunciation

Noun

neve (plural neves)

  1. (rare or obsolete) Nephew.
    • 1920, Wilhelm Robert Richard Pinger, Laurence Sterne and Goethe:
      Iwein considers it his right and duty to avenge his neve, and is much exercised when Artûs proposes to go to the well with his full strength, for he apprehends that the king will give the distinction of the combat to his sister's son Gâwein.
  2. (rare or obsolete) A male cousin.
    • 1988, Michael Tepper, New World immigrants:
      Still another passenger on the same ship was Gysbert Philips from Velthuysen, 24 years old, a "neve" ( nephew or cousin) of Cornelia Wynkoop.
  3. (rare or obsolete) A grandson.
  4. (rare) A spendthrift.

Related terms

Anagrams


Aiwoo

Noun

neve

  1. bone (of mammals, birds)

References


Albanian

Etymology

An innovation, stemming from Early Proto-Albanian *n?h?n. Cognate to Proto-Slavic *nas? ("our").[1]

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /n?v?/

Pronoun

neve

  1. (to) us; dative of ne

References

  1. ^ Schumacher, Stefan; Matzinger, Joachim (2013) Die Verben des Altalbanischen: Belegwörterbuch, Vorgeschichte und Etymologie (Albanische Forschungen; 33) (in German), Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, ->ISBN, page 255

Galician

Neve, Pradorramisquedo, Ourense

Etymology

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese neve ("snow") (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin nix, nivem ("snow").

Pronunciation

IPA(key): ['n]

Noun

neve f (plural neves)

  1. snow

Derived terms

Related terms

Verb

neve

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of nevar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of nevar

References

  • "neve" in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • "neue" in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • "neve" in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • "neve" in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • "neve" in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Guinea-Bissau Creole

Etymology

From Portuguese neve. Cognates with Kabuverdianu neva.

Noun

neve

  1. snow

Hungarian

Etymology

név +‎ -e (possessive suffix)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): ['n?v?]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ne?ve

Noun

neve

  1. third-person singular (single possession) possessive of név
    Mi a neve? - What is your name? (formal) / What is his/her/its name?

Declension

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative neve
accusative nevét
dative nevének
instrumental nevével
causal-final nevéért
translative nevévé
terminative nevéig
essive-formal neveként
essive-modal nevéül
inessive nevében
superessive nevén
adessive nevénél
illative nevébe
sublative nevére
allative nevéhez
elative nevéb?l
delative nevér?l
ablative nevét?l
non-attributive
possessive - singular
nevéé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
nevééi

Italian

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Etymology

From Latin nivem, accusative of nix, from Proto-Italic *sniks, from Proto-Indo-European *snígs. Compare Portuguese neve, Spanish nieve.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'ne.ve/, ['n?e:ve]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: né?ve

Noun

neve f (plural nevi)

  1. (weather) snow
  2. (slang, uncountable) snow (cocaine)

Derived terms

Related terms

See also

Anagrams


Latin

Alternative forms

Etymology

From n? +‎ -ve.

Pronunciation

Conjunction

n?ve

  1. and not, or not

References


Mauritian Creole

Etymology

From French neveu

Noun

neve

  1. nephew

References

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen - English - Français

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *nefo, nevo, from Proto-Germanic *nefô, from Proto-Indo-European *nép?ts.

Noun

n?ve m

  1. male relative
    1. male cousin
    2. nephew
    3. grandson

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants

  • Dutch: neef
    • Afrikaans: neef
    • -> West Frisian: neef
  • Limburgish: naef

Further reading

  • "neve", in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885-1929), "neve", in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, ->ISBN


Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English nefa, nefe, from Proto-Germanic *nefô.

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

Noun

neve (plural neves)

  1. A nephew (offspring of one's sibling)
  2. One's offspring or descendants.
  3. (rare) A neve or profligate; an overspender.
Descendants
  • English: neve(obsolete)
References

Etymology 2

From Old Norse hnefi; further etymology is unknown.

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'n?:v(?)/, /'n?:f(?)/

Noun

neve (plural neves)

  1. nief, fist (hand with clenched fingers)
Descendants
References

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse hnefi.

Noun

neve m (definite singular neven, indefinite plural never, definite plural nevene)

  1. a fist (clenched hand)

Derived terms

References

  • "neve" in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse hnefi.

Noun

neve m (definite singular neven, indefinite plural nevar, definite plural nevane)

  1. a fist (clenched hand)

Derived terms

References

  • "neve" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Portuguese

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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neve

Etymology

From Old Portuguese neve ("snow"), from Latin nix, nivem ("snow"), from Proto-Italic *sniks ("snow"), from Proto-Indo-European *snígs ("snow").

Pronunciation

Noun

neve f (plural neves)

  1. snow
    • 1902, Fernando Pessoa, Quando ela passa:
      Quando eu me sento à janela / P'los vidros qu'a neve embaça / Vejo a doce imagem d'ela / Quando passa... passa... passa...
      When I sit at the window / I see through the panes clouded by snow / The sweet image of her / When (she) passes... passes... passes...

Related terms

See also


Seychellois Creole

Etymology

From French neveu

Noun

neve

  1. nephew

References

  • Danielle D'Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français

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