Nichte

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German nichte. This form replaced High German (obsolete) Nift, Niftel, from Middle High German *nift, niftele, from Old High German nift, niftila. Pertaining to Neffe (nephew). The Low German form is based on the shift -ft--cht- (cf. Gerücht); the same in Dutch nicht. More at nift.

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Noun[edit]

Nichte f (genitive Nichte, plural Nichten)

  1. niece

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