nefa

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *nefô, from Proto-Indo-European *népōts.

Germanic cognates: Old Frisian neva, Old Saxon nevo (Dutch neef), Old High German nevo (German Neffe), Old Norse nefi.

Indo-European cognates: Avestan napāt-, Latin nepōs, Old Irish necht (Cornish noith), Russian нестера.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nefa m

  1. a nephew
  2. a grandson
  3. a stepson

Descendants[edit]