nef

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See also: nèf and nêf

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French

Noun[edit]

nef (plural nefs)

  1. An extravagant table ornament and container used in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, made in the shape of a ship.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nāvis, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂us.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nef f (plural nefs)

  1. (poetic) barque, boat
  2. nave

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nef, from Proto-Germanic *nabją.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nef n (genitive singular nefs, nominative plural nef)

  1. nose
  2. beak

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Mauritian Creole[edit]

Mauritian Creole cardinal numbers
8 9 10
    Cardinal : nef
    Ordinal : neviem

Etymology[edit]

From French neuf.

Numeral[edit]

nef

  1. (cardinal) nine

Adjective[edit]

nef

  1. new

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin navis.

Noun[edit]

nef f (plural nefs or nefz)

  1. boat; ship; watercraft

Descendants[edit]

  • French: nef (obsolete or poetic)

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin navis.

Noun[edit]

nef f (oblique plural nés, nominative singular nef, nominative plural nés)

  1. boat; ship; watercraft

Descendants[edit]

  • French: nef (obsolete or poetic)

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

nef (plural nefs)

  1. nephew
  2. niece

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *nemos (compare Cornish nev, Breton neñv, Irish neamh), from Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos ‘cloud’.

Noun[edit]

nef f (plural nefoedd)

  1. heaven

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