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n00b {n} (beginner) SEE: newbie  ::
n/a {initialism} (not applicable)  :: niet van toepassing
n/a {initialism} (not available)  :: niet beschikbaar
nab {v} (to seize a criminal)  :: [slang] oppakken
Naberezhnye Chelny {prop} (city in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia)  :: Naberezjnye Tsjelny
NaCl {n} (sodium chloride) SEE: sodium chloride  ::
NaCl {n} (table salt) SEE: table salt  ::
nacre {n} (pearly substance on the interior of shells)  :: parelmoer {n}
nada {n} (nothing) SEE: nothing  ::
nadir {n} (point of the sky)  :: nadir {n}
naevus {n} (abnormal area on skin) SEE: mole  ::
naïf {n} (one who is naive) SEE: naif  ::
nag {n} (small horse)  :: negge
nag {v} (complain about insignificant matters)  :: zeuren, zaniken
nagger {n} (one who nags)  :: zeurpiet
Nagorno-Karabakh {prop} (region in South Caucasus)  :: Nagorno Karabach, Nagorno-Karabach
Nagorno-Karabakh Republic {prop} (country in South Caucasus)  :: Republiek Nagorno-Karabach
Nagorny Karabakh {prop} (Nagorno-Karabakh) SEE: Nagorno-Karabakh  ::
Nagykanizsa {prop} (town in Hungary)  :: Nagykanizsa
Nahuatl {prop} (language)  :: Nahuatl
nail {n} (on fingers and toes)  :: nagel {m}
nail {n} (spike-shaped metal fastener used for joining wood or similar materials)  :: spijker, nagel {m}
nail {v} (accomplish something completely and successfully)  :: slagen voor, voor elkaar krijgen
nail {v} (catch)  :: vastpinnen
nail {v} (employ a nail as a fastener)  :: nagelen, inkloppen
nail file {n} (A file for shaping one's fingernails and toenails)  :: nagelvijl {m} {f}
nail polish {n} (cosmetic lacquer)  :: nagellak {m} {n}
nail trimmer {n} (nail clipper) SEE: nail clipper  ::
Naissaar {prop} (island in northern Estonia)  :: Naissaar
naive {adj} (lacking experience, wisdom, or judgement)  :: naïef
naked {adj} (glib, without decoration, put bluntly)  :: naakt, onopgesmukt
naked {adj} (not wearing any clothes)  :: naakt, bloot, ongekleed
naked seed {n} (gymnosperm seed which isn't enclosed in a plant ovary)  :: naakt zaad {n}
Nalchik {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Naltsjik
name {n} (reputation)  :: naam {m}, roep {m}
name {n} (word or phrase indicating a particular person, place, class or thing)  :: naam {m}
name {v} (to designate for a role)  :: aanstellen
name {v} (to give a name to)  :: noemen (~ after: ~ naar)
name {v} (to identify, define, specify)  :: vermelden, opnoemen
name {v} (to mention, specify)  :: zeggen, kiezen
name {v} (to publicly implicate)  :: benoemen
name after {v} (to give someone the same name)  :: vernoemen
name-calling {n} (abusive or insulting language)  :: gescheld {n}
name card {n} (business card) SEE: business card  ::
named {adj} (having a name)  :: genaamd
name day {n} (feast day of a saint)  :: naamdag {m} {f}
namely {adv} (specifically)  :: namelijk
nameplate {n} (A plate or plaque inscribed with a person's name, especially one on an office door)  :: naambord {n}
namesake {n} (person, place or thing named after another person, place or thing)  :: gelijknamig
namespace {n} (conceptual space)  :: naamruimte
Namibia {prop} (Republic of Namibia)  :: Namibië
Namibian {n} (a person from Namibia or of Namibian descent)  :: Namibiër {m}
Namur {prop} (city)  :: Namen {n}
Namur {prop} (province)  :: Namen {n}
nanny {n} (child's nurse)  :: kindermeisje {n}
nanny {n} (female goat) SEE: nanny goat  ::
nanometer {n} (nanometre) SEE: nanometre  ::
nanometre {n} (subunit of length)  :: nanometer
nanosecond {n} (measure of time)  :: nanoseconde
nanotechnology {n} (science and technology of creating nanoparticles)  :: nanotechnologie
Naomi {prop} (female given name)  :: Naomi, Noemi
nap {n} (a short period of sleep, especially during the day)  :: dutje {n}
nap {v} (To have a nap)  :: een dutje doen
napalm {n} (inflammable substance)  :: napalm
nape {n} (back part of the neck)  :: achterkant van de nek
Naphtali {prop} (male given name)  :: Naftali {m}
Naphtali {prop} (one of the Israelite tribes)  :: Naftali
Naphtali {prop} (sixth son of Jacob)  :: Naftali {m}
napiform {adj} (shaped like a turnip)  :: koolachtig
napkin {n} (diaper) SEE: diaper  ::
napkin {n} (serviette)  :: servet {n}
nappy {n} (diaper) SEE: diaper  ::
narcissism {n} (excessive love of oneself)  :: narcisme {n}
narcissus {n} (any of several bulbous flowering plants, of the genus Narcissus)  :: narcis {m}
narcolepsy {n} (sleeping disorder)  :: slaapzucht {f}, narcolepsie {f}
narcoterrorism {n} (terrorism as a factor in narcotrafficking)  :: narcoterrorisme
nark {v} (complain)  :: [Belgium] neuten
nark {v} (stop)  :: [Netherlands] kappen
narrate {v} (to give an account)  :: verhalen, verslaan, rapporteren
narrate {v} (to relate a story)  :: verhalen, vertellen
narration {n} (act of recounting or relating the particulars of some action, occurrence or affair)  :: vertellen
narrative {adj} (overly talkative)  :: breedsprakig, spraakzaam
narrative {adj} (telling a story)  :: verhalend
narrative {n} (systematic recitation of an event)  :: verhaal {n}, vertelling {f}, verslag {n}
narrative {n} (which is narrated)  :: verhaal {n}, vertelde {n}
narrative present tense {n} (tense) SEE: historical present tense  ::
narrator {n} (in film and television)  :: verteller {m}, vertelster {f}
narrator {n} (in story)  :: verteller {m}, vertelster {f}
narrow {adj} (having a small width)  :: nauw, smal
narrowly {adv} (by a narrow margin; closely)  :: nipt
narrow-minded {adj} (having restricted or rigid views, and being unreceptive to new ideas)  :: bekrompen
Narva {prop} (City in Estonia)  :: Narva
narwhal {n} (Arctic cetacean)  :: narwal {m}
nasal {adj} (having a quality imparted by means of the nose)  :: nasaal
nasal {n} (nasal vowel or consonant)  :: neusklank {c}
nasal bone {n} (either of two small oblong bones which form "the bridge" of the nose)  :: neusbeen {n}
nasalization {n} (articulation such that air flows through the nose and mouth)  :: nasalisatie
nasal septum {n} (septum in the nose)  :: neustussenschot {n}
nase {n}  :: sneep
Nassau {prop} (capital of the Bahamas)  :: Nassau
natal cleft {n} (groove between buttocks) SEE: anal cleft  ::
Natalia {prop} (female given name) SEE: Natalie  ::
Nathaniel {prop} (cognate of the name) SEE: Nathanael  ::
nation {n} (community of people)  :: natie {f}
nation {n} (sovereign state)  :: natie {f}, staat {m}
national {adj} (of or having to do with a nation)  :: nationaal, landelijk
national anthem {n} (official song of a nation or country)  :: volkslied {n}
national day {n} (day marking a country's establishment)  :: nationale feestdag {m} {f}
nationalism {n} (idea of supporting one's country and culture)  :: nationalisme
nationalist {n} (advocate of nationalism)  :: nationalist {m} {f}
nationalistic {adj} (of, relating to, or advocating nationalism) SEE: nationalist  ::
nationality {n} (membership of a nation or state)  :: nationaliteit {f}, staatsburgerschap {n}
nationality {n} (national character or identity)  :: nationaliteit {f}, volksaard
nationality {n} (nationalism) SEE: nationalism  ::
nationality {n} (people belonging to a nation or state)  :: nationaliteit {f}, natie, volk
nationalization {n} (nationalisation) SEE: nationalisation  ::
National Socialist {n} (Nazi)  :: nationaalsocialist {m}
native {adj} (belonging to one by birth)  :: moeder-, geboorte-, aangeboren
native {adj} (biology: which occurs of its own accord in a given locality)  :: inheems, autochtoon
native {adj} (characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin)  :: inheems
native {adj} (characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning)  :: oorspronkelijk, ingeboren, inheems, geboren en getogen
native {adj} (computing: written specifically to run on a particular processor)  :: autochtoon
native {n} (person who is native to a place)  :: autochtoon {m}, inwoner {m}; inboorling {m} [pejorative]
native companion {n} (brolga) SEE: brolga  ::
native language {n} (language of a Native or Aboriginal people)  :: inlandse taal
native language {n} (one's first language learned in childhood)  :: moedertaal
native speaker {n} (a person who grew up with a particular language as their mother tongue)  :: moedertaalspreker {m}, moedertaalspreekster {f}
Nativity Scene {n} (Nativity Scene)  :: kerststal
NATO {prop} (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)  :: NAVO
natural {adj} (as expected)  :: normaal
natural {adj} (relating to nature)  :: natuurlijk
natural {adj} (without additives)  :: natuurlijk
natural {n} (someone with innate ability)  :: natuurtalent {n}
natural child {n} (child born to unmarried parents)  :: liefdeskind
natural disaster {n} (natural phenomenon)  :: natuurgeweld {m} {f}, natuurramp {m}
natural fiber {n} (fiber which is obtained naturally)  :: natuurvezel {m} {f}, natuurlijke vezel {m} {f}
natural gas {n} (mixture of gaseous hydrocarbons associated with petroleum deposits)  :: aardgas {n}
naturalism {n} (a state of nature; conformity to nature)  :: naturalisme {m}
naturalist {n} (a person who studies nature or natural history)  :: natuurvorser {m}
naturalize {v} (to acclimatize an animal or plant) SEE: acclimatize  ::
natural law {n} (ethical theory)  :: natuurrecht {n}
natural log {n} (natural logarithm) SEE: natural logarithm  ::
naturally {adv} (in a natural manner)  :: natuurlijk
naturally {adv} (inherently or by nature)  :: van nature
naturally {adv} (surely)  :: natuurlijk, uiteraard, vanzelfsprekend, tuurlijk [informal]
natural number {n} (non-negative integer)  :: natuurlijk getal {n}
natural numbers {n} (number theory)  :: natuurlijk getal {n}
natural preserve {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve  ::
natural reserve {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve  ::
natural resource {n} (source of wealth that occurs naturally)  :: grondstof {f}
natural science {n} (science involved in studying phenomena or laws of the physical world)  :: natuurwetenschap
natural selection {n} (an evolutionary process)  :: natuurlijke selectie {f}
nature {n} (environment)  :: natuur {f}
nature {n} (essential characteristics)  :: natuur {f}
nature {n} (everything related to biological and geographical states)  :: natuur {f}
nature {n} (primitive state of being)  :: natuur {f}
nature preserve {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve  ::
nature strip {n} (tree lawn) SEE: tree lawn  ::
naughty {adj} (bad; tending to misbehave or act badly)  :: stout, ondeugend
naughty {adj} (risqué, sexually suggestive)  :: ondeugend, gewaagd, gedurfd, brutaal, vuil
Nauru {prop} (Republic of Nauru)  :: Nauru
nausea {n} (feeling of physical unwellness, usually with the desire to vomit)  :: misselijkheid {f}
nausea {n} (sea-sickness)  :: zeeziek
nauseous {adj} (Afflicted with nausea)  :: misselijk
nauseous {adj} (Causing nausea; sickening or disgusting)  :: misselijkmakend
nauseous {adj}  :: walgelijk, degoutant, misselijkmakend
nautical {adj} (relating to ships, shipping, navigation, and seamen)  :: nautisch
nautical mile {n} (nautical: a unit of measure equal to 1852 meters)  :: zeemijl {m} {f}
Navajo {prop} (language)  :: Navajo
Navarran {adj} (Navarrese) SEE: Navarrese  ::
Navarran {n} (Navarrese) SEE: Navarrese  ::
nave {n} (the middle or body of a church)  :: schip {n}
navel {n} (remnant of umbilical cord)  :: navel {m}
navel-gazing {n} (excessive focus on oneself)  :: navelstaren {m}
naïveté {n} (naivety) SEE: naivety  ::
navigable {adj} (for a body of water: sea, river etc.)  :: bevaarbaar
navigate {v} (move on the internet)  :: navigeren, surfen
navigate {v} (plan, control)  :: navigeren
navigate {v} (travel over water)  :: varen, navigeren
navigation {n} (canal) SEE: canal  ::
navigation {n} (theory, practice and technology of charting a course for a ship, aircraft or spaceship)  :: navigatie {f}
navigation {n} (traffic or travel by vessel)  :: scheepvaart {f}
navy {adj} (Belonging to the navy)  :: zeemacht-, marine-
navy {adj} (Having a navy colour)  :: marineblauw
navy {n} (department)  :: zeemacht {f}, marine {f}
navy {n} (navy blue colour)  :: marineblauw {n}
navy {n} (sea force)  :: zeemacht {f}, marine {f}
navy blue {n} (a dark blue color)  :: marineblauw {m}
Naypyidaw {prop} (capital of Myanmar)  :: Naypyidaw
Nay Pyi Taw {prop} (Naypyidaw) SEE: Naypyidaw  ::
nazi {adj} (Nazi) SEE: Nazi  ::
nazi {n} (Nazi) SEE: Nazi  ::
N-bomb {n} (neutron bomb) SEE: neutron bomb  ::
neanderthal {n} (a Homo neanderthalensis specimen) SEE: Neanderthal  ::
Neanderthal {adj} (of or pertaining to Homines neanderthalenses) SEE: neanderthal  ::
Neanderthal {n} (a primitive person) SEE: neanderthal  ::
neap tide {n} (tide which occurs when the moon is in its first or third quarter)  :: doodtij {n}
near {adj} (physically close)  :: nabij
near {adv} (having a small intervening distance with regard to something)  :: nabij, bij, naverwant, dierbaar
near {adv} (nearly) SEE: nearly  ::
near {prep} (in close proximity to)  :: nabij
near {v} (come closer to)  :: naderen, dichterbijkomen
nearby {adj} (adjacent)  :: dichtbij
nearby {adv} (close to)  :: dichtbij, nabij
Near East {prop} (region in Asia)  :: Nabije Oosten {n}
nearly {adv} (almost, but not quite)  :: bijna
nearsightedness {n} (myopia) SEE: myopia  ::
neat {adj} (tidy, free from dirt)  :: net, puur
neat {n} (cattle) SEE: cattle  ::
nebula {n} (a space cloud)  :: nevelvlek {f}
nebulosity {n} (cloudiness) SEE: cloudiness  ::
necessarily {adv} (of necessity)  :: nodig, noodzakelijk, noodzakelijkerwijs
necessary {adj} (needed, required)  :: nodig, noodzakelijk
necessity is the mother of innovation {proverb} (necessity is the mother of invention) SEE: necessity is the mother of invention  ::
necessity is the mother of invention {proverb} (a person in need will find a way)  :: Noodzaak is de moeder van uitvinding, nood breekt wet
neck {n} (the extension of any stringed instrument on which a fingerboard is mounted)  :: nek, hals {m}
neck {n} (the part of a shirt, dress etc., which fits a person's neck)  :: nek, hals {m}
neck {n} (the part of body connecting the head and the trunk found in humans and some animals)  :: nek, hals {m}
neck {n} (the tapered part of a bottle toward the opening)  :: flessenhals {m}, hals {m}
neck {v} (hang by the neck; strangle; kill)  :: nekken, wurgen
neck and crop {adv} (completely and with violence)  :: met kop en kont
neck and neck {adj} (very close in progress)  :: nek aan nek
neckerchief {n} (type of scarf)  :: halsdoek {m}
neck-gable {n} (part of a structure)  :: halsgevel {m}
necklace {n} (figurative: anything resembling a necklace in shape)  :: halssnoer-achtig
necklace {n} (jewelry)  :: halssnoer {n}, halsketting {m} {f}, ketting
necklace {n} (method of execution)  :: executie bij brandende rubberband
necktie {n} (strip of cloth worn around the neck and tied in the front)  :: das {m}, stropdas {m}
necrocracy {n} (government that still operates under the rules of a former, dead leader)  :: necrocratie
necrology {n} (listing of people who have died)  :: necrologie {f}
necromancy {n} (divination involving the dead)  :: dodenbezwering {f}
necrophilia {n} (pathological attraction to dead bodies)  :: necrofilie {f}
necrophilia {n} (pathological fascination with death)  :: necrofilie {f}
necrosis {n} (localized death of cells or tissue)  :: necrose {f}, afsterving {f}
nectar {n} (any delicious drink)  :: nectar, nektar
nectar {n} (drink of the gods)  :: nectar, nektar
nectar {n} (sweet liquid secreted by flowers)  :: nectar, nektar
nectarine {n} (fruit)  :: nectarine
need {n} (something needed)  :: behoefte {f}
need {v} (to be obliged to)  :: moeten
need {v} (to have an absolute requirement for)  :: vereisen, nodig hebben, behoeven, benodigen
need {v} (to want strongly)  :: moeten hebben
needle {n} (implement for sewing etc.)  :: naald {f}
needle {n} (indicating device)  :: naald {f}
needle {n} (leaf of conifer)  :: naald {f}
needle {n} (sensor phonograph stylus)  :: naald {f}
needle {v} (to pierce with a needle)  :: naaien
needle {v} (to tease in order to provoke)  :: stangen, pesten, plagen
needle in a haystack {n} (idiomatic)  :: naald in een hooiberg
needless {adj} (not needed)  :: nodeloos
neep {n} (swede)  :: knolraap {m}
ne'er-do-well {n} (good-for-nothing) SEE: good-for-nothing  ::
nefarious {adj} (sinful, villainous, criminal, or wicked, especially when noteworthy or notorious for such characteristics)  :: berucht, schandelijk, misdadig
negative {adj} (mathematics: less than zero)  :: negatief, min
negative {adj} (not positive or neutral)  :: negatief
negative {adj} (of electrical charge)  :: negatief
negative clause {n} (negative clause, negative sentence)  :: ontkennende zin {m}
negativeness {n} (negativity) SEE: negativity  ::
neglect {n} (act of neglecting)  :: verwaarlozing {f}, nalatigheid, onzorgvuldigheid
neglect {n} (habitual lack of care)  :: verwaarlozing, nalatigheid, zorgeloosheid
neglect {n} (state of being neglected)  :: verwaarlozing
neglect {v} (disregard)  :: verwaarlozen, negeren, uit het oog verliezen
neglect {v} (fail to care for)  :: verwaarlozen
neglect {v} (failure due to carelessness)  :: nalaten, verzaken
neglected {adj} (suffering from neglect)  :: verwaarloosd; verwaarloosd
negligence {n} (failure to exercise a standard of care (law))  :: nalatigheid {f}, achteloosheid {f}
negligent {adj} (careless)  :: nalatig, onachtzaam
negligent {adj} (culpable due to negligence)  :: nalatig
negligible {adj} (able to be ignored or excluded)  :: verwaarloosbaar
negotiate {v} (confer to reach an agreement (intransitive))  :: onderhandelen
negotiation {n} (process of achieving agreement)  :: onderhandeling {f}
negress {n} (A black female)  :: negerin {f}, negervrouw {f}, zwarte {f}
negro {adj}  :: zwart, zwarte
negro {n} (Negro) SEE: Negro  ::
Negro {n} (person with dark skin)  :: neger {m}, negerin {f}
Nehemiah {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Nehemia
neigh {n} (the cry of a horse)  :: hinnik
neigh {v} ((of a horse) to make its cry)  :: hinniken
neighborhood {n} (inhabitants of a residential area)  :: buurt (gemeenschap)
neighborhood {n} (largely obsolete: quality of being a neighbor)  :: nabuurschap
neighborhood {n} (nearby area)  :: buurt {f}, kwartier {n}, wijk
neighborhood {n} (quality of physical proximity)  :: nabijheid
neighboring {adj} (Situated or living nearby or adjacent to)  :: naburig, aanpalend, buur-
neighbour {n} (a person living on adjacent or nearby land)  :: buur, buurman {m}, buurvrouw {f}, buren {p}
neighbour {v} (to be adjacent to)  :: grenzen aan
neighbourhood {n} (close proximity, particularly in reference to home)  :: buurt {f}, kwartier {n}, wijk
neighbouring {adj} (Situated or living nearby or adjacent to)  :: naburig, naburige, aanpalend, aanpalende, buur-
Nei Mongol {prop} (Inner Mongolia) SEE: Inner Mongolia  ::
neither {adv} (similarly not)  :: ook niet, evenmin
neither {conj} (not either (used with nor): neither X nor Y)  :: noch X noch Y; X noch Y
neither {determiner} (not one of two; not either)  :: geen van beide
neither fish nor fowl {n} (something or someone not easily categorized; something that does not fit in a group or situation)  :: vlees noch vis
neither here nor there {adj} (not relevant)  :: niet ter zake doen, er niks mee te maken hebben, irrelevant, onbelangrijk
Nelson's elk {n} (wapiti subspecies)  :: wapiti {m}
Nemean Lion {prop} (mythical lion of Nemea)  :: Nemeïsche leeuw
nemesis {n} (archenemy) SEE: archenemy  ::
nemesis {n} (polar opposite of a character)  :: tegenvoeter
nemesis {n} (punishment or defeat that is deserved and cannot be avoided)  :: wrekende gerechtigheid
Nemesis {prop} (Greek goddess of retribution)  :: Nemesis {f}
Nenets {prop} (language)  :: Nenets
neoclassicism {n} (movement)  :: neoclassicisme {n}
neodymium {n} (chemical element)  :: neodymium {n}
neogothic {adj}  :: neogotisch
neoliberalism {n} (political movement)  :: neoliberalisme {n}
Neolithic {prop} (the New Stone Age)  :: neolithicum {n}
neologism {n} (recently coined word)  :: neologisme {n}
neon {n} (element)  :: neon {n}
neonate {n} (newborn infant)  :: nieuwgeborene, boreling, pasgeborene, neonaat, neonatus
neon tetra {n} (Hyphessobrycon innesi)  :: neontetra {m}
neophobia {n} (fear of new things)  :: neofobie
neophyte {n} (beginner)  :: beginner {m}
neoplasm {n} (abnormal new growth of disorganized tissue)  :: neoplasma {n}, tumor {m}, gezwel {n}
neotenous {adj} (babyfaced) SEE: babyfaced  ::
Nepal {prop} (Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal)  :: Nepal
Nepalese {adj} (Nepali) SEE: Nepali  ::
Nepalese {n} (Nepali) SEE: Nepali  ::
Nepalese {prop} (Nepali) SEE: Nepali  ::
Nepali {adj} (pertaining to Nepal)  :: Nepalees
Nepali {n} (person)  :: Nepalees {m}, Nepalese {f}
Nepali {prop} (language)  :: Nepalees {n}
nephew {n} (fraternal or sororal nephew)  :: neef {m}
nephology {n} (branch of meteorology)  :: wolkenkunde {f}, nefologie {f}
nephrolith {n} (kidney stone) SEE: kidney stone  ::
nepotism {n} (favoring of relatives or personal friends)  :: nepotisme {n}, vriendjespolitiek
Neptune {prop} (eighth planet of the solar system)  :: Neptunus {n}
neptunium {n} (chemical element)  :: neptunium {n}
nerd {n} (intellectual, skillful person, generally introverted)  :: nerd {m}
nervation {n} (patern of nerves)  :: nervatuur
nerve {n} ((botany) vein; grain in wood)  :: nerf {m} {f}
nerve {n} (bundle of neurons)  :: zenuw {f}, neuronenbundel
nerve {n} ((colloquial) neuron)  :: zenuw {f}, zenuwknoop, neuron
nerve {n} (courage)  :: durf {f}, moed, lef {n}, stalen zenuwen {p}
nerve {n} (patience)  :: geduld {n}, sterke zenuwen {p}
nerve {n} (stamina)  :: verduldigheid, geduld {n}, uithoudingsvermogen {n}
nerve {v} (encourage) SEE: encourage  ::
nerve {v} (strengthen) SEE: strengthen  ::
nerve agent {n} (weapon of mass destruction) SEE: nerve gas  ::
nerve cell {n} (cell of the nervous system)  :: zenuwcel {f} {m}, neuron {n}
nerve fibre {n} (axon) SEE: axon  ::
nervosity {n} (nervousness) SEE: nervousness  ::
nervous {adj} (anxious)  :: nerveus
nervous breakdown {n} (disabling attack of a psychological disorder)  :: zenuwinzinking {f}
nervousness {n} (state or quality of being nervous)  :: zenuwachtigheid {f}
nervous system {n} (system which coordinates the activity of the body)  :: zenuwstelsel {n}, zenuwgestel {n}
-ness {suffix} (appended to adjectives to form nouns meaning "the state of ...", "the quality of ...", or "the measure of ...")  :: -heid, -schap, -nis
nest {n} (bird-built structure)  :: nest {n}
nest {n} (hideout)  :: nest {n}
nest {n} (parental home)  :: nest {n}
nest {n} (place for depositing eggs)  :: nest {n}
nest {n} (retreat)  :: nest {n}
nest {n} (snug residence)  :: nest {n}
nest {v} (to build or settle into a nest)  :: nestelen, nesten
nest {v} (to place in a nest)  :: innesten
nest {v} (to settle into a home)  :: nestelen
nest {v} (to successively neatly fit)  :: in elkaar passen
nest {v} (to successively place inside another)  :: in elkaar stapelen
nested {v} (embedded) SEE: embedded  ::
nest egg {n} (savings)  :: appeltje voor de dorst
Nestorian {adj} (related to the teachings of Nestorius)  :: nestoriaans
net {adj} (final)  :: uiteindelijk, finaal
net {adj} (remaining after expenses or deductions)  :: netto
net {n} (anything that has the appearance of a net)  :: net {n}
net {n} (device for catching fish, butterflies etc.)  :: net {n}
net {n} (device for trapping something)  :: net {n}
net {n} (figurative: trap)  :: val, valstrik, strikken
net {n} (interconnecting system)  :: net {n}, netwerk {n}
net {n} (mesh of string, cord or rope)  :: net {n}
net {n} (The amount remaining after expenses are deducted, profit)  :: netto {n}
net {v} (receive as profit)  :: netto vangen, netto verdienen
netball {n} (sport)  :: netbal {n}
netball {n} (the ball used in the sport)  :: netbal {m}
nether {adj} (lower)  :: neder
Netherlander {n} (someone from the Netherlands)  :: Nederlander {m}, Nederlandse {f}
Netherlandish {prop} (Dutch)  :: Nederlands
Netherlands {adj} (pertaining to the Netherlands)  :: Nederlands, Hollands
Netherlands {prop} (country in northwestern Europe)  :: Nederland
Netherlands Antilles {prop} (former autonomous territory)  :: Nederlandse Antillen {p}
netiquette {n} (appropriate conduct online)  :: nettiquette {m} {f}, netetiquette {m} {f}
nettle {n} (anything which causes such a rash)  :: irritant
nettle {n} (deadnettle) SEE: deadnettle  ::
nettle {n} (stinging herb of genus Urtica)  :: netel {m}, brandnetel {m}
nettle {v} (of the nettle plant etc., to sting causing a rash)  :: branden, irriteren, prikken, steken
nettle {v} (to pique, irritate, vex or provoke someone)  :: irriteren, steken, op de heupen werken
nettle-rash {n} (itchy areas of the skin) SEE: urticaria  ::
net weight {n} (weight of a product)  :: nettogewicht {n}
network {n} (directory of people)  :: netwerk {n}
network {n} (interconnected group or system)  :: netwerk
network {n} (multiple computers and other devices connected together)  :: netwerk {n}
neurasthenia {n} (ill-defined medical condition)  :: neurasthenie {f}
neurohypophysis {n} (posterior lobe of the pituitary gland)  :: neurohypofyse {f} {m}
neuron {n} (a cell of the nervous system)  :: neuron, zenuwcel
neuroscience {n} (scientific study of the nervous system)  :: neurowetenschap {f}
neurosis {n} (mental disorder)  :: neurose {f}, zenuwziekte {f}
neurotic {adj} (Overanxious)  :: neurotisch
neurotic {n} (person who has a neurosis)  :: neuroot {m}
neurotransmitter {n} (substance responsible for sending nerve signals across a synapse between two neurons)  :: neurotransmitter {m}
neuter {adj} (archaic: neither the one thing nor the other)  :: afzijdig, onpartijdig
neuter {adj} (grammar: having a form which is not masculine nor feminine)  :: onzijdig
neuter {adj} (grammar: intransitive)  :: onovergangelijk, intransitief
neuter {adj} (having no generative organs, or imperfectly developed ones)  :: asexueel, ongeslachtelijk
neuter {v} (to remove sex organs from an animal)  :: castreren, knippen, steriliseren
neutral {adj} (not taking sides in a conflict such as war)  :: neutraal
neutralisation {n} (neutralization) SEE: neutralization  ::
neutralise {v} (to make inactive or ineffective)  :: neutraliseren
neutrality {n} (being neutral)  :: neutraliteit
neutrino {n} (en elementary particle with extremely small mass and no electric charge)  :: neutrino {m}
neutron {n} (subatomic particle)  :: neutron {n}
neutron bomb {n} (atomic bomb that produces a greater amount of neutrons)  :: neutronenbom {f}
neutron star {n} (star composed of neutrons)  :: neutronenster {c}
never {adv} (at no time)  :: nooit
never ever {adv} (emphatic never)  :: nooit van je leven
never mind {v} (do not be concerned (about someone or something, or about doing something))  :: maakt niet uit
never mind {v} (it is not important)  :: laat maar, maakt niet uit
never mind {v} (I was wrong; I withdraw my previous statement)  :: laat maar
nevermore {adv} (never again) SEE: never again  ::
never say die {interj} (do not despair)  :: nooit opgeven!, geef niet op!
never say never {phrase} (never say never)  :: zeg nooit nooit
nevertheless {adv} (in spite of what preceded)  :: niettemin, niettegenstaande, toch, desondanks, desalniettemin
nevus {n} (benign lesion on skin) SEE: mole  ::
new {adj} (additional, recently discovered)  :: nieuw
new {adj} (current or later)  :: nieuw
new {adj} (distinguishing something established more recently)  :: nieuw
new {adj} (inexperienced, unaccustomed)  :: nieuw
new {adj} (in original condition, pristine)  :: nieuw
new {adj} (of recent origin)  :: nieuw, vers
new {adj} (recently arrived or appeared)  :: nieuw
new {adj} (recently made or created)  :: nieuw
new {adj} (refreshed, reinvigorated)  :: ander, nieuw
new {adj} (strange, unfamiliar)  :: nieuw
new {adj} (young)  :: jong
newb {n} (newbie) SEE: newbie  ::
newbie {n} (new (inexperienced) user or participant)  :: nieuweling {m}, beginneling {m}
newborn {adj} (reborn) SEE: reborn  ::
newborn {adj} (recently born)  :: pasgeboren
newborn {n} (recently born baby)  :: pasgeborene {m} {f}, boreling {m} {f}, nieuwgeborene, neonaat, neonatus
New Caledonia {prop} (overseas territory of France)  :: Nieuw-Caledonië {n}
New Caledonian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to New Caledonia)  :: Nieuw-Caledonisch
New Caledonian {n} (person from New Caledonia)  :: Nieuw-Caledoniër {m}
Newcastle disease {n} (disease of poultry)  :: ziekte van Newcastle {f}
newcomer {n} (one who has recently arrived in a community)  :: nieuwkomer {m}
New Delhi {prop} (capital of India)  :: New Delhi {n}
newel {n} (central pillar of staircase)  :: spindel {m}
New England {prop} (six states of the United States)  :: New England
newfangled {adj} (modern, unfamiliar or different)  :: nieuwerwets, nieuwbakken
Newfoundland {prop} (Island off the the coast of Eastern Canada.)  :: Newfoundland
New Guinea {prop} (large island)  :: Nieuw-Guinea {n}
New Jersey {prop} (a northeast state of the United States of America)  :: New Jersey
newlywed {n} (a recently married person)  :: pas getrouwd stel
Newman {prop} (surname meaning "new man")  :: Nijman
news {n} (new information of interest)  :: nieuws {n}
news {n} (reports of current events)  :: [on television] journaal {n}, nieuws {n}
news anchor {n} (presenter of news broadcasts)  :: nieuwslezer {m}
news channel {n} (a television channel dedicated to news)  :: nieuwszender {m}
New South Wales {prop} (one state of Australia)  :: Nieuw-Zuid-Wales
newspaper {n} (paper on which newspapers are printed)  :: krantenpapier {n}
newspaper {n} (publication)  :: krant {f}, nieuwsblad {n}, dagblad {n}
Newspeak {n} (newspeak) SEE: newspeak  ::
newsprint {n} (inexpensive paper used in newspapers)  :: krantenpapier {n}
newsreader {n} (news anchor) SEE: news anchor  ::
newt {n} (type of salamander)  :: salamander {m}
newton metre {n} (standard unit of torque or energy)  :: newtonmeter {m}
New World {prop} (North America and South America)  :: Nieuwe Wereld
New Year {n} (January 1 in the Julian and Gregorian calendar and the days following)  :: Nieuwjaar
New Year's Eve {prop} (holiday on December 31st)  :: Oudejaarsavond
New Year's resolution {n} (a vow one makes for the coming year)  :: goede voornemen
New York {adj} (of a style, particularly of food, originating in New York)  :: New Yorks
New York {prop} (city) SEE: New York City  ::
New York City {prop} (large city in the USA)  :: New York
New Yorker {n} (a native or resident of New York City)  :: New Yorker {m}, New Yorkse {f}
New Yorker {n} (a native or resident of the state of New York)  :: New Yorker {m}, New Yorkse {f}
New Zealand {prop} (country in Oceania)  :: Nieuw-Zeeland
New Zealander {n} (a person from New Zealand or of New Zealand descent)  :: Nieuw-Zeelander {m}
next {adj} (being closer to the present location than all other items)  :: naast, dichtst
next {adj} (following in a sequence)  :: volgend
next {adj} (nearest date, time, space or order)  :: volgend, aanstaand (chronology)
next {adv} (In a time, place or sequence closest or following)  :: nabij, bij, vlakbij
next {adv} (On the first subsequent occasion)  :: volgend
next {n} (the one that follows after this one (in languages with a definite article that is generally required in this sense))  :: de volgende {m}
next {prep} (next to) SEE: next to  ::
next {prep} (on the side of)  :: naast
nextly {adv} (next) SEE: next  ::
next to {prep} (beside; alongside)  :: naast
nexus {n} (connection)  :: band {m}, verbinding {f}
NGO {initialism} (non-governmental organization)  :: NGO
nibble {n} ((computing) A unit of memory equal to half a byte, or four bits)  :: nibble
nibble {v} (eat with small bites)  :: knabbelen
Nicaragua {prop} (A country in Central America)  :: Nicaragua
nice {adj} (attractive)  :: aantrekkelijk, aantrekkelijke, mooi, mooie, knap, knappe
nice {adj} (having a pleasant taste or aroma)  :: lekker, lekkere, aangenaam, aangename
nice {adj} (pleasant)  :: leuk, aangenaam, fijn
nice {adj} (showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment)  :: fijn, fijne
nice {interj}  :: mooi, netjes, goed zo
Nice {prop} (city in France)  :: Nice {n}
nice to meet you {phrase} (pleased to meet you) SEE: pleased to meet you  ::
niche {n} (cavity, hollow, or recess)  :: nis
Nicholas {prop} (male given name)  :: Nicolaas
nick {n} (nickname) SEE: nickname  ::
nickel {n} (coin)  :: stuiver {m}
nickel {n} (element)  :: nikkel {n}
nickel {v} (to plate with nickel)  :: vernikkelen
nickname {n} (familiar, invented given name)  :: bijnaam
nickname {v} (to give a nickname to)  :: bijnamen
Nicole {prop} (female given name) SEE: Nicola  ::
Nicosia {prop} (capital of Cyprus)  :: Nicosia {n}
nicotine {n} (addictive alkaloid derived from tobacco)  :: nicotine
nidicolous {adj} (tending to stay at the nest or birthplace)  :: nestblijvend
niece {n} (fraternal or sororal niece)  :: nicht {f}, nichtje {n}
niece-in-law {n} (Niece of someone's husband.) SEE: niece  ::
niece-in-law {n} (Niece of someone's wife.) SEE: niece  ::
nief {n} (fist) SEE: fist  ::
nifty {adj} (good, useful)  :: leuk,nuttig,vlot
Niger {prop} (country)  :: Niger
Nigeria {prop} ( in Western Africa)  :: Nigeria
Nigerian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Nigeria, the Nigerian people or culture)  :: Nigeriaans, Nigeriaanse
Nigerian {n} (a person from Nigeria)  :: Nigeriaan {m}, Nigeriaanse {f}
niggard {n} (a miser or stingy person) SEE: skinflint  ::
niggardly {adj} (withholding)  :: krenterig, gierig
niggardly {adv} (in a parsimonious way) SEE: stingily  ::
nigger {n} (negro person)  :: nikker {m}, neger {m}
niggle {v} (to fidget, to fiddle, to be restless)  :: peuteren, frunniken
nigh {adj} (near, close by)  :: dichtbij, nabij, naderbij
night {n} (darkness)  :: nachtelijke duisternis {f}
night {n} (evening or night spent at a particular activity)  :: avondje {n}, nachtje {n}
night {n} (night spent at a hotel)  :: hotelovernachting {f}, overnachting {f}, nacht {m}
night {n} (period between sunset and sunrise)  :: nacht {m}
night {n} (quality of sleep obtained during a night)  :: nachtrust {m}
night and day {adv} (day and night) SEE: day and night  ::
night-blind {adj} (unable to see clearly in low light; suffering from night blindness)  :: nachtblind
night blindness {n} (nyctalopia; the inability to see clearly in faint light)  :: nachtblindheid
nightcap {n} (beverage)  :: slaapmutsje {n}
nightcap {n} (warm cap worn at night)  :: slaapmuts {f}
nightclub {n} (establishment that is open late at night)  :: nachtclub {f} {m}
nightdress {n} (sleeping garment worn by women) SEE: nightgown  ::
night emission {n} (nocturnal emission) SEE: nocturnal emission  ::
nightfall {n} (the close of the day; the coming of night)  :: avondschemering, avondval, nachtval, valavond
nightgown {n} (sleeping garment worn by women)  :: nachthemd
nightie {n} (sleeping garment worn by women) SEE: nightgown  ::
nightingale {n} (bird)  :: nachtegaal {m}
nightlife {n} (Selection of nocturnal activities)  :: nachtleven {n}
nightmare {n} (a very bad or frightening dream)  :: nachtmerrie {f}
night owl {n} ((idiomatic) one who stays up late at night or goes to bed late)  :: nachtbraker {m}, avondmens {m}
nightshade {n} (deadly nightshade, Atropa belladonna)  :: wolfskers {m} {f}, belladonna {m} {f}
nightshade {n} (plant of genus Solanum)  :: nachtschade {m} {f}
nightshirt {n} (shirt-like garment) SEE: nightgown  ::
nightstand {n} (small table placed at the head side of a bed)  :: nachtkastje {n}
night watchman {n} (a person appointed by a town or city to walk the streets at night and guard the burghers from felons and robbers)  :: nachtwacht {m}
nihilism {n} (extreme philosophical scepticism)  :: nihilisme {n}
nihilism {n} (rejection of all moral principles)  :: (ethisch) nihilisme {n}
nihilism {n} (Russian anarchistic doctrine)  :: Nihilisme {n}
Nijmegen {prop} (city in the Netherlands)  :: Nijmegen {n}
Nike {prop} (Greek goddess of victory)  :: Nikè {f}
Nikolayev {prop} (Mykolaiv) SEE: Mykolaiv  ::
nil {n} (nothing)  :: nul
Nile {prop} (river)  :: Nijl
Nilean {adj} (Nilotic) SEE: Nilotic  ::
nimble {adj} (quick and light in movement or action)  :: behendig, wendbaar, lichtvoetig
nimble {adj} (quick-witted and alert)  :: alert,gevat,spits
nimbus {n} (circle of light; halo)  :: nimbus, halo {m}
nimbus {n} (rain cloud)  :: nimbus {m}
nincompoop {n} (silly or foolish person)  :: lomperd, domoor, stommeling, oetlul
nine {n} (the digit or figure 9)  :: negen
nine {num} (cardinal number)  :: negen
nine hundred {num} (cardinal number 900)  :: negenhonderd
nineteen {num} (cardinal number)  :: negentien {f}
nineteenth {adj} (the ordinal form of the number nineteen)  :: negentiende
ninetieth {adj} (ordinal form of ninety)  :: negentigste
ninety {num} (90)  :: negentig {f}
ninety-five {num} (95)  :: vijfennegentig
ninety-nine {n} (cardinal number 99)  :: negenennegentig
ninety-one {num} (cardinal number ninety-one)  :: eenennegentig
ninety-seven {num} (97)  :: zevenennegentig
ninety-three {num} (93)  :: drieënnegentig
ninety-two {num} (92)  :: tweeënnegentig
ninja {n} (person trained in stealth, espionage, assassination and ninjutsu)  :: ninja
ninth {adj} (ordinal form of nine)  :: negende (abbreviations 9de, 9e)
ninth {n} (something in the ninth position)  :: negende
niobium {n} (chemical element)  :: niobium {n}
Nip {n} (offensive: a Japanese person) SEE: Jap  ::
nip in the bud {v} ((idiom) to prevent at an early stage)  :: In de kiem smoren
nipple {n} (projection of mammary gland)  :: [1] tepel {m}, [2] speen {m}, [3, 4] nippel {m}
Nipponese {adj} (Japanese) SEE: Japanese  ::
Nipponese {prop} (Japanese) SEE: Japanese  ::
niqab {n} (veil) SEE: yashmak  ::
niqqud {n} (nikud) SEE: nikud  ::
nirvana {n} (Buddhist state of bliss)  :: nirwana {n}
nirvana {n} (cessation of suffering)  :: nirwana {n}
nit {n} (egg of a louse)  :: neet {f}
nit {n} (young louse)  :: neet {f}
nitpick {v} (to correct minutiae or find fault)  :: muggenziften, mierenneuken, vitten
nitpick {v} (to pick nits)  :: vlooien
nitpicker {n} (one who nitpicks)  :: mierenneuker, muggenzifter
nitpicking {n} (any process of finding or pointing out tiny details or errors)  :: muggenziften {m}
nitpicky {adj} (overly critical)  :: muggenzifterig
nitrate {n} (any salt or ester of nitric acid)  :: nitraat
nitric acid {n} (HNO3)  :: salpeterzuur
nitrogen {n} (chemical element)  :: stikstof {f}
nitrogen monoxide {n} (nitric oxide) SEE: nitric oxide  ::
nitro-hydrochloric acid {n} (aqua regia) SEE: aqua regia  ::
nitroxyl {n} (aminoxyl) SEE: aminoxyl  ::
Niue {prop} (Republic of Niue)  :: Niue
nix {n} (colloquial: nothing)  :: niets, niks
nix {v} (to destroy)  :: vernietigen
nix {v} (to reject or cancel)  :: verwerpen
Nizhny Novgorod {prop} (large city in Russia)  :: Nizjni Novgorod
Nkore {prop} (Nyankole) SEE: Nyankole  ::
no {determiner} (not any)  :: geen
no {determiner} (used to show an activity is forbidden)  :: [followed by an infinitive] verboden te, [preceded by an infinitive] verboden
no {n} (a negating expression)  :: nee {f}, neen {f}
no {n} (a vote not in favor)  :: neestem {f}, tegenstem {f}
no. {n} (number)  :: nr,
no {particle} (used to show disagreement or negation)  :: nee, neen [formal]
No {n} (Noh) SEE: Noh  ::
Noah {prop} (biblical character)  :: [Protestant] Noach, [Catholic] Noë
Noah {prop} (male given name)  :: Noach, Noë
Noah's ark {prop} (the vessel built by Noah under God's instructions, as described in Genesis)  :: Ark van Noach
nobelium {n} (chemical element)  :: nobelium {n}
Nobel Prize {n} (international prize)  :: Nobelprijs {m}
no biggie {n} (not a big deal)  :: geen probleem
nobility {n} (noble or privileged social class)  :: adel
noble {adj} (having honorable qualities)  :: edel, adellijk, eervol, fatsoenlijk, nobel
noble {n} (aristocrat)  :: edele {m}, aristocraat {m}, adellijke {m}
noble gas {n} (element of group 18 of the periodic table)  :: edelgas {n}
noble rot {n} (fungus)  :: edele rotting {f}
nobody {pron} (not any person; the logical negation of somebody) SEE: no one  ::
noctilucin {n} (fat-like substance) SEE: noctilucine  ::
nocturnal {adj} (primarily active during the night)  :: nachtelijk, nacht-
nocturnal {adj} (taking place at night)  :: nachtelijk
nod {n} (instance of moving one's head)  :: knik
nod {v} (gradually fall asleep)  :: knikkebollen
nod {v} (incline the head up and down)  :: knikken
no doubt {adv} (without a doubt)  :: zonder twijfel
no entry {phrase} (entry is forbidden)  :: verboden toegang {f}, geen toegang
Nogai {prop} (person)  :: Nogai
noggin {n} (head)  :: kop {m}
noggin {n} (measure equivalent to a gill)  :: druppel {m}
noggin {n} (small mug, cup or ladle)  :: glaasje {n}, druppelglas {n}, [figuratively] vingerhoed {m}
noise {n} (sound or signal generated by random fluctuations)  :: ruis {m}
noise {n} (technical: unwanted part of a signal)  :: ruis {m}
noise {n} (various sounds, usually unwanted)  :: lawaai {n}, herrie {f}, geluid {n}
noise pollution {n} (excessive noise)  :: geluidsoverlast {f}, geluidshinder {m}, geluidsvervuiling {f}
noisome {adj} (hurtful or noxious to health)  :: schadelijk
noisome {adj} (morally hurtful or noxious)  :: schadelijk
noisome {adj} (offensive to the senses)  :: walgelijk, misselijkmakend, degoutant
noisy {adj} (making a noise)  :: lawaaierig
no less {adv} (furthermore, not to mention)  :: maar liefst
no longer {adv} (not any more)  :: niet meer
nomad {n} (a member of a group of people who, having no fixed home, move around seasonally in search of food, water and grazing etc)  :: nomade {m} {f}
nomination {n} (device or means)  :: nominatie {f}
nominative {adj} (giving a name, naming; designating)  :: nominatief, noemer {m}
nominative {n} (the nominative case) SEE: nominative case  ::
nominative case {n} (case used to indicate the subject)  :: eerste naamval {m}, nominatief {m}
non- {prefix} (not)  :: niet-
nonce {n} (a nonce word)  :: hapax
nonce {n} (a stupid or worthless person) SEE: goof  ::
nonce {n} (the one or single occasion; the present reason or purpose)  :: gelegenheid {f}
nonchalant {adj} (casually calm and relaxed)  :: nonchalant
noncombined {adj} (uncombined) SEE: uncombined  ::
noncommissioned officer {n} (non-commissioned officer) SEE: non-commissioned officer  ::
non-commissioned officer {n} (person of authority in the military who has not received a commission)  :: onderofficier {m}
noncontroversial {adj} (uncontroversial) SEE: uncontroversial  ::
nondeterminism {n} (being non-deterministic)  :: niet-determinisme {n}
nondeterminism {n} (dependence on other factors)  :: niet-determinisme {n}
non-determinism {n} (non-determinism) SEE: nondeterminism  ::
nondeterministic {adj} (involving choices)  :: niet-deterministisch
non-deterministic {adj} (non-deterministic) SEE: nondeterministic  ::
none {pron} (not any)  :: geen, niemand
none {pron} (not any person; no one, nobody)  :: niemand, niet een
nonempty {adj} (of set, such that it contains at least one element) SEE: non-empty  ::
nonentity {n} (nonexistence) SEE: nonexistence  ::
nonetheless {adv} (nevertheless)  :: niettemin
nonexistent {adj} (not existent)  :: niet-bestaand
nonfiction {n} (written works intended to give facts)  :: non-fictie
non-governmental organization {n} (organization with no government participation)  :: niet-gouvernementele organisatie {f}
nonkilling {n} (A precept or worldview)  :: niet-doding
non-native speaker {n} (someone who has another native tongue then the language being used)  :: niet-moedertaalspreker {m}, niet-moedertaalspreekster {f}
nonprofit {adj} (not seeking to produce a profit)  :: non-profit
nonprofit {n} (nonprofit organization)  :: non-profitorganisatie {f}, non-profitinstelling {f}
nonrepudiation {n} (assurance of digital sending or receipt)  :: onweerlegbaarheid
nonsense {n} (meaningless words)  :: nonsens {m}, onzin {m}, flauwekul {m}
non-smoker {n} (somebody who does not smoke tobacco)  :: niet-roker {m}, niet-rookster {f}
nonsymmetric {adj} (asymmetrical) SEE: asymmetrical  ::
non-threatening {adj} (not posing a threat)  :: niet-bedreigend, niet-bedreigende
nonviolence {n} (philosophy that rejects violence)  :: geweldloosheid {f}
non-violent {adj} (incarcerated for a crime that did not involve violence)  :: niet-gewelddadig
non-violent {adj} (opposed to violence)  :: geweldloos, vredelievend
non-violent {adj} (without violence)  :: geweldloos, niet-gewelddadig
noob {n} (newbie)  :: noob, nieuweling, beginneling {m}, beginner
noodle {n} (fool) SEE: fool  ::
noodle {n} (string or strip of pasta)  :: noedel {m}
no offense {phrase} (no offense)  :: niet beledigend bedoeld
nook {n} (small corner formed by two walls)  :: hoekje {n}
noon {n} (midday)  :: middag {m}
noon {n} (midnight) SEE: midnight  ::
no one {pron} (not even a single person)  :: niemand
noose {n} (an adjustable loop or rope)  :: strop
no pain, no gain {proverb} (discomfort is necessary to achieve goals)  :: voor iets hoort iets
nope {adv} (informal "no")  :: neu
no problem {interj} (it does not pose a problem)  :: geen probleem, maar natuurlijk
no problem {interj} (no thanks or apology is necessary)  :: geen probleem, graag gedaan
nor {conj} (nor)  :: noch
nordic {adj} (Nordic) SEE: Nordic  ::
Nordic {adj} (of or relating to cross-country skiing) SEE: nordic  ::
Norfolk Island {prop} (external territory of Australia)  :: Norfolkeiland
normal {adj} (pertaining to a school to teach teachers how to teach)  :: normaal
normal {adj} (usual, ordinary)  :: normaal, normale, gewoon, gewone
normal distribution {n} (probability distribution)  :: normaalverdeling, normale verdeling, gaussverdeling
normalize {v} (statistics: to reduce variations)  :: normaliseren
normalize {v} (to format in a standardized manner)  :: normaliseren
normalize {v} (to make normal)  :: normaliseren
normally {adv} (in the expected or customary manner)  :: normaal, gewoon
normally {adv} (under normal conditions or circumstances; usually; most of the time)  :: normaal, normaliter, normaal gesproken, normaal gezien, normalerwijze
Norman {adj} (Of or pertaining to Normandy and its inhabitants)  :: Normandisch
Norman {n} (a Northman)  :: Noorman {m}
Norman {n} (a person from Normandy)  :: Normandiër {m}
Norman {prop} (the Norman language)  :: Normandisch
Normandy {prop} (region of France)  :: normandie
norovirus {n} (genus of Norwalk virus)  :: norovirus {n}
north {adj} (meteorology: of wind, from the north)  :: noordelijk
north {adj} (of or pertaining to the north)  :: noordelijk
north {adj} (part of a corridor used by northbound traffic)  :: noordelijk
north {adj} (toward the north)  :: noordwaarts
north {adv} (towards the north)  :: noordwaarts
north {n} (compass point)  :: noorden {n}
north {n} (north pole of a magnet)  :: (magnetisch) noorden {n}
north {n} (up or positive direction)  :: stijgende
North America {prop} (continent)  :: Noord-Amerika {n}
North Brabant {prop} (province)  :: Noord-Brabant
northeast {adj} (northeastward)  :: noordoost-, noordoostelijk
northeast {n} (compass point)  :: noordoosten {n}
North East England {prop} (official region of England)  :: North East England, Noord-Oost-Engeland
northeastern {adj} (of, related to, located in, or from the northeast)  :: noordoostelijk
northern {adj} (facing, situated in or related to the north)  :: noordelijk
Northern England English {n} (Northern English) SEE: Northern English  ::
Northern Europe {prop} (sociopolitical region of Europe)  :: Noord-Europa
Northern Hemisphere {n} (hemisphere to the north of its equator)  :: noordelijke halfrond {n}
northern house martin {n} (common house martin) SEE: common house martin  ::
Northern Ireland {prop} (Northern Ireland)  :: Noord-Ierland {n}
northern lapwing {n} (Vanellus vanellus)  :: kievit
northern lights {n} (the aurora of the northern hemisphere)  :: noorderlicht {n}, aurora borealis {n}
Northern Marianas {prop} (Northern Marianas)  :: Noordelijke Marianen
northern raccoon {n} (Procyon lotor) SEE: raccoon  ::
northern raven {n} (common raven) SEE: common raven  ::
northern red oak {n} (red oak) SEE: red oak  ::
Northern Territory {prop} (Territory in northern Australia)  :: Noordelijk Territorium
northern wild rice {n} (Zizania palustris)  :: wilde rijst {n}
North Holland {prop} (province of the Netherlands)  :: Noord-Holland {n}
North Korea {prop} (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)  :: Noord-Korea
North Ossetia {prop} (North Ossetia-Alania) SEE: North Ossetia-Alania  ::
north pole {n} (northernmost point on celestial bodies)  :: noordpool {m}
north pole {n} (positive pole of a magnetic dipole)  :: noordpool {m}
North Pole {prop} (northernmost point on Earth)  :: Noordpool {m}
North Rhine-Westphalia {prop} (state)  :: Noordrijn-Westfalen, Noord-Rijnland-Westfalen
North Sea {prop} (an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean betwwen Britain, Scandinavia and Germany, the Neatherlands, Belgium and France)  :: Noordzee
northside {n} (the northern side of a building, street, area, etc.)  :: noordkant {m}, noordzijde {f}, noorderzijde {f}
North Star {prop} (Pole Star) SEE: Pole Star  ::
northward {adv} (towards the north)  :: noordwaarts
northwest {adj} (towards the northwest)  :: noordwest, noordwestelijk
northwest {n} (compass point)  :: noordwesten {n}
Northwest Territories {prop} (Territory in northern Canada)  :: Noordwestelijke Territoria
Norway {prop} (Scandinavian country)  :: Noorwegen
Norway maple {n} (Acer platanoides)  :: noorse esdoorn
Norway pine {n} (Pinus resinosa) SEE: red pine  ::
Norwegian {adj} (of or pertaining to Norway)  :: Noors
Norwegian {adj} (of or pertaining to Norwegians)  :: Noors
Norwegian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Norwegian language)  :: Noors
Norwegian {n} (native of Norway)  :: Noor {m}, Noorse {f}
Norwegian {prop} (language of Norway)  :: Noors {n}
nose {n} (length of a horse’s nose)  :: neuslengte {f}
nose {n} (protuberance on the face)  :: neus {m}
nose {n} (tip of an object)  :: neus {m}
nose {v} (to nuzzle) SEE: nuzzle  ::
nosebleed {n} (a haemorrhage from the nose)  :: bloedneus {m}
nose-picking {n} (insertion of a finger into one's nostril, especially to remove mucus.)  :: neuspeuteren
nosey parker {n} (prying person)  :: nieuwsgierig Aagje {n}
nosh {n} (blowjob) SEE: blowjob  ::
nosh {n} (slang: food) SEE: grub  ::
nosh {n} (snack) SEE: snack  ::
nosh {v} (snack) SEE: snack  ::
nosh {v} (to perform fellatio (on)) SEE: blow  ::
no shit, Sherlock {interj} (a riposte to someone who has just said something obvious)  :: Geen schijt, Sherlock
no smoke without fire {proverb} (gossip or accusations are often substantiated by fact)  :: waar rook is, is vuur
no smoking {phrase} (phrase used in notices indicating that the smoking of cigarettes is not permitted)  :: verboden te roken
nosology {n} (the systematic investigation or classification of disease)  :: nosologie {f}
no sooner said than done {phrase} (no sooner than something is said it will be done)  :: zo gezegd zo gedaan
nostalgia {n} (yearning for the past, homesickness)  :: heimwee {n}
nostrificate {v} (nostrify) SEE: nostrify  ::
nostril {n} (either of the two orifices located on the nose)  :: neusgat {n}
nostrum {n} (medicine or remedy which has not been proven to have any desirable medical effects)  :: paardenremedie
nosy {adj} (prying, inquisitive or curious in other’s affairs; tending to snoop or meddle)  :: nieuwsgierig, curieus
not {adv} (negates meaning of verb)  :: niet
not {conj} (And not)  :: geen, niet
notable {adj} (capable of being noted; noticeable)  :: waarneembaar
notable {adj} (worthy of notice; remarkable)  :: opmerkelijk, bemerkenswaardig
notable {n} (person or thing of distinction)  :: notabele {m}
notary {n} (notary public)  :: notaris {m}
not at all {adv} (not)  :: helemaal niet
notation {n} (system of characters, symbols or abbreviated expressions used to express technical facts or quantities)  :: notatie {f}
not bad {adj} (reasonably good)  :: niet slecht
notch {n} (indentation)  :: inkerving, kerf
notch {n} (level or degree)  :: graad, trede
notch {n} (mountain pass)  :: bergengte, bergpas
notch {n} (such a cut, used for keeping a record)  :: keep
notch {n} (V-shaped cut)  :: kerf
notch {v} (to achieve)  :: behalen, bereiken, boeken
notch {v} (to cut a notch)  :: kerven
notch {v} (to join by means of notches)  :: inlaten
notch {v} (to record by notches)  :: inkepen, kepen
not dog {n} (imitation sausage or sandwich) SEE: veggie dog  ::
note {n} (banknote) SEE: banknote  ::
note {n} (character indicating the length and pitch of a tone)  :: noot {c}
note {n} (memorandum)  :: aantekening {f}
note {n} (musical sound)  :: toon {c}, noot {c}
note {n} (reputation; distinction; as, a poet of note)  :: faam {c}
note {n} (short informal letter)  :: briefje {n}, notitie {f}
note {v} (to denote, designate)  :: aanduiden
note {v} (to notice with care)  :: opmerken, constateren
note {v} (to record in writing)  :: aantekenen, noteren, opschrijven
note {v} (to set down in musical characters)  :: noteren
notebook {n} (book)  :: schrift {n}, cahier {n}
notepad {n} (bound pad of paper)  :: blocnote
not even {adv} (constitutes an emphatic negation)  :: niet eens, nog niet, zelfs niet (each can however be split)
not even {interj} (used to express strong disappointment)  :: zelfs dat niet
not-for-profit {adj} (not aiming for profit) SEE: nonprofit  ::
nothing {pron} (not any thing)  :: niets, niks
nothing to write home about {pron} (not exceptional)  :: niets om over naar huis te schrijven
nothing ventured, nothing gained {proverb} (if one takes no risks, one will not gain any benefits)  :: wie niet waagt, wie niet wint, niet geschoten is altijd mis
notice {v} (to observe)  :: opmerken
noticeable {adj} (worthy of note; significant)  :: opmerkenswaardig, opmerkelijk
notice board {n} (bulletin board) SEE: bulletin board  ::
notify {v} ((transitive) To give (someone) notice of (something))  :: mededelen, waarschuwen, notificeren
not in the slightest {adv} (not in the least) SEE: not in the least  ::
notion {n} (mental apprehension of whatever may be known or imagined; an idea; a conception)  :: notie {f}, besef
notorious {adj} (known widely and infamously)  :: berucht, beruchte, notoir
notwithstanding {adv} (never the less)  :: desondanks
notwithstanding {prep} (in spite of)  :: niettegenstaande
not yet {adv} (expected to happened but has not for the moment)  :: nog niet
nougat {n} (a confection of honey and roasted nuts)  :: noga
noughts and crosses {n} (game)  :: kruisje-rondje, boter, kaas en eieren
Nouméa {prop} (capital of New Caledonia)  :: Nouméa {n}
noun {n} (grammatical category)  :: zelfstandig naamwoord {n}, substantief {n}
noun adjunct {n} (attributive noun) SEE: attributive noun  ::
noun phrase {n} (phrase that can serve as the subject or the object of a verb)  :: nominale constituent {m}
nourishing {adj} (that provides nourishment)  :: voedzaam
nous {n} (reason in philosophy)  :: nous {n}
Novatian {prop} (Roman priest)  :: Novatius
Novaya Zemlya {prop} (archipelago in Russia)  :: Nova Zembla
novel {adj} (new, original, especially in an interesting way)  :: nieuw
novel {n} (work of prose fiction)  :: roman {m}
novelist {n} (author of novels)  :: romancier {m}, romanschrijver {m}
novella {n} (a short novel)  :: novelle
novelty {n} (state of being new)  :: nieuwigheid {f}
November {prop} (eleventh month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: november
novena {n} (a recitation of prayers for nine days)  :: noveen
Novial {prop} (an international auxiliary language)  :: Novial {n}
novice {n} (beginner)  :: beginneling {m}, beginnelinge {f}, beginner {m}
novity {n} (novity) SEE: novelty  ::
now {adv} (at the present time)  :: nu, nou
now {conj} (since, because)  :: nu
now {interj} (signal to begin)  :: nu!
now {n} (the present time)  :: heden {n}, nu {n}
nowadays {adv} (at the present time)  :: heden, momenteel, nu
nowadays {adv} (in the current era)  :: vandaag de dag, heden ten dage , dezer dagen , tegenwoordig
now and again {adv} (now and then) SEE: now and then  ::
now and then {adv} ((idiomatic) sometimes; occasionally; intermittently)  :: af en toe, nu en dan
no way {interj} (absolutely not)  :: echt niet, no way
no way {interj} (indicates astonished disbelief)  :: no way
nowhere {adv} (in no place)  :: nergens
nowhere else {adv} (in no other place)  :: nergens anders
nowheres {adv} (nowhere) SEE: nowhere  ::
nowise {adv} (in no manner)  :: in geen geval, absoluut niet
no wonder {n} (small wonder) SEE: small wonder  ::
no worries {interj} (you're welcome) SEE: you're welcome  ::
Nowruz {prop} (Iranian New Year)  :: Noroez {m}
nozzle {n} (inlet or outlet pipe)  :: overloopventiel {n}, pijp {f}
nozzle {n} (short tube)  :: buis {f}, pijp {f}
NP-complete {adj} (hard)  :: NP-volledig, NP-compleet
n-tuple {n} (-tuple) SEE: -tuple  ::
nu {n} (name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν)  :: nu {m} {f}
nuance {n} (subtlety or fine detail)  :: nuance {f}, subtiliteit {f}
nubile {adj} (marriageable)  :: huwbaar
nuclear energy {n} (energy released by a nuclear reaction)  :: kernenergie {f}
nuclear fission {n} (nuclear reaction that releases energy)  :: nucleaire fusie {f}, kernfusie {f}
nuclear reaction {n} (process in which the number of protons and or neutrons in a nucleus changes)  :: nucleaire reactie {f}, kernreactie {f}
nuclear reactor {n} (device in which a controlled chain reaction is maintained for creating heat, neutrons or other fission products)  :: kernreactor
nuclear waste {n} (type of waste) SEE: radioactive waste  ::
nuclear winter {n} (predicted drop in global temperature following a nuclear war)  :: nucleaire winter {m}
nucleic acid {n} (acidic chainlike biological macromolecule)  :: nucleïnezuur {n}, kernzuur {n}
nucleolus {n} (part of nucleus of a cell)  :: nucleolus {m}, kernlichaampje {n}
nucleus {n} (core, central part of something)  :: kern {m}
nucleus {n} (cytology: large organelle found in cells)  :: nucleus {m}, celkern {f} {m}
nucleus {n} (initial part which will receive additions)  :: kiem
nucleus {n} (neuroanatomy: cluster of many neuronal bodies)  :: nucleus {m}
nucleus {n} (physics: massive, positively charged core of an atom)  :: nucleus {m}, atoomkern {m}
nude {adj} (of color of bare skin)  :: vleeskleurig
nude {adj} (without clothing or other covering)  :: bloot, naakt
nude {n} (image depicting a human in a state of undress)  :: naakt {n}
nude {n} (state of total nudity)  :: adamskostuum {m}, blootje {n}, flikker {m}
nudge {v} (To push against gently, especially in order to gain attention or give a signal)  :: duw geven
nudism {n} (the belief in or practice of social, non-sexual nudity)  :: nudisme {n}
nudist {adj} (encouraging or enforcing nudity)  :: nudist {m}, nudiste {f}
nudity {n} (the state of being without clothing on the body)  :: naaktheid {f}
nudiustertian {adj} (of the day before yesterday)  :: eergisteren
nugatory {adj} (ineffective, invalid)  :: ondoeltreffend, ongeldig
nugatory {adj} (law: having no force)  :: machteloos
nugatory {adj} (trivial, trifling)  :: onbelangrijk
nugget {n} (small chunk or clump)  :: steen
nuisance {n} (law: anything harmful or offensive to the community or to a member of it)  :: overlast {m}
nuisance {n} (minor annoyance or inconvenience)  :: overlast {m}
nuisance {n} (person or thing causing annoyance of inconvenience)  :: lastpost {m}
null and void {adj} (invalid, cancelled, unenforceable)  :: van nul en gener waarde
nullary sum {n} (empty sum) SEE: empty sum  ::
nullify {v} (to make legally invalid)  :: annuleren, vernietigen, ongedaan maken
null set {n} (empty set) SEE: empty set  ::
numb {adj} (without the power of sensation)  :: verdoofd, bewusteloos, verstijfd, verkleumd
numb {v} (to cause to become numb)  :: verdoven, in slaap doen
number {n} (abstract entity)  :: aantal {n}, hoeveelheid {f}
number {n} (mathematical number)  :: getal {n}
number {n} (quantity)  :: aantal {n}
number {n} (used to show the rank of something in a list or sequence)  :: nummer {f}
number {v} (label with numbers; assign numbers to)  :: nummeren
number one {n} (urine euphemism)  :: ["small business"] kleine boodschap
number plate {n} (license plate) SEE: license plate  ::
Numbers {prop} (fourth book of the Bible)  :: Numeri
number sign {n} (hash) SEE: hash  ::
number theoretician {n} (number theorist) SEE: number theorist  ::
number theory {n} (branch of pure mathematics)  :: getaltheorie
numbness {n} (absent or reduced sensitivity to cutaneous stimulation)  :: gevoelloosheid
numerable {adj} (numerous) SEE: numerous  ::
numeral {n} (word or symbol representing a number)  :: telwoord {n}
numerator {n} (in a fraction)  :: teller {m}
numerous {adj} (Indefinitely large numerically)  :: talrijk, ontelbaar, numereus
numismatics {n} (study of coins)  :: muntkunde, numismatiek
nun {n} (member of a Christian religious community of women)  :: non {f}, (klooster-, slot-)zuster {f}
nun {n} (Semitic letter)  :: noen
nunchaku {n} (weapon)  :: wurgstokjes {n}
nuncio {n} (title used for Catholic clerics)  :: nuntius {m}
Nuremberg {prop} (city in Germany)  :: Neurenberg {n}
nurse {n} (person trained to provide care for the sick)  :: verpleegster {f}
nurse {n} (person who takes care of other people's young)  :: zoogmoeder {f}, min {f}, voedster {f}
nurse {n} (wet nurse) SEE: wet nurse  ::
nurse {v} (to breast feed)  :: borstvoeden, zogen
nurse {v} (to care for the sick)  :: verplegen
nurse {v} (to treat kindly and with extra care)  :: vertroetelen
nursemaid {n} (child's nurse)  :: kindermeisje {n}
nursery {n} (a place where nursing is carried out)  :: kleuterschool, peuterspeelzaal
nursery {n} (the act of nursing)  :: verzorgen
nurseryman {n} (person who rears and sells plants in a nursery)  :: kweker {m}
nursery rhyme {n} (short poem or song for children)  :: kinderlied {n}
nursery school {n} (a school for pre-school children)  :: peuterklas {f}
nursing {n} (breastfeeding) SEE: breastfeeding  ::
nursing {n} (caring for patients)  :: verpleging {f}
nut {n} (hard-shelled fruit)  :: noot {f}
nut {n} (slang: insane person)  :: gek {m}, gekkin {f}, [Belgium and South Netherlands] zot {m}, zottin {f}
nut {n} (slang: testicle)  :: bal {m}, teelbal {m}
nut {n} (slang: the head)  :: kop {m}
nut {n} (that fits on a bolt)  :: moer {f}
nutcracker {n} (implement for cracking nuts)  :: notenkraker {m}
Nutcracker {prop} (ballet)  :: De Notenkraker
Nutella {prop} (hazelnut spread)  :: choco {c}
nutfarm {n} (informal term for lunatic asylum) SEE: madhouse  ::
nuthouse {n} (informal term for lunatic asylum) SEE: madhouse  ::
nutmeg {n} (seed)  :: muskaat {m}, muskaatnoot {f}, nootmuskaat {m}
nutmeg {n} (tree)  :: muskaatboom
nutria {n} (coypu) SEE: coypu  ::
nutrient {adj} (providing nourishment)  :: voedsel, voedingsmiddel {n}
nutrition {n} (nutrition)  :: voeding {f}
nutritional {adj} (pertaining to nutrition)  :: voedings- [noun prefix]
nutritious {adj} (providing nutrients)  :: voedzaam
nuts {n} (nut) SEE: nut  ::
Nuuk {prop} (capital of Greenland)  :: Nuuk
nuzzle {v} (touch with the nose)  :: snuffelen
nychthemeron {n} (one day and one night)  :: etmaal
nyctalopia {n} (night blindness) SEE: night blindness  ::
nymphomania {n} (excess of sexual behaviour or desire in women)  :: nymfomanie {f}
Nynorsk {prop} (one of the two major Norwegian (written) languages)  :: Nynorsk
Nyx {prop} (the primordial goddess of night)  :: Nox, Nyx