nes

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See also: nés, Nes, NES, and -nes

Afrikaans[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nes

  1. like; just like
    Nes jy, is ek klaar met skool.
    Just like you, I am done with school.
  2. as soon as; just as something is about to do something
    Jy moet skiet nes hy omdraai.
    You must shoot as soon as he turns around.

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

nes (plural neste, diminutive nessie)

  1. nest, structure made out of twigs, mud, grass, etc.
  2. nest; a group of animals or insects that live together within a nest
  3. home or house, usually untidy or cluttered

Verb[edit]

nes (present nes, present participle nestende, past participle genes)

  1. to nest; to inhabit a nest

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A compound ne-s, from *nō kwe. From Proto-Albanian *(e)nō ̊, from Proto-Indo-European *(h1)nē̆-, *(h1)nō̆- (after, behind, next to/after). Cognate to Welsh neithiwr (last night), Breton neizœr (id), Ancient Greek ἔνη(ς) (énē(s)), ἔνας (énas, the day after tomorrow) and Gothic nehʷ (nehʷ, after).

Adverb[edit]

nes

  1. after, next after
Derived terms[edit]

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a contraction of the preposition en (in) + feminine plural article les (the).

Contraction[edit]

nes f pl (masculine sg nel, feminine sg na, neuter sg no, masculine plural nos)

  1. in the

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nes (headland). Kindred words are Old English næs (English ness and naze); the Swedish näs,the German nase; the Latin nasus (a nose) as the Icelandic nös (nose).

Noun[edit]

nes n (genitive singular nes, plural nes)

  1. a headland, a cape, a ness projecting to the sea or lake, a promontory
  2. peninsula

Declension[edit]

n11s/n22p Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative nes nesið nes nesini
Accusative nes nesið nes nesini
Dative nesi nesinum nes(j)um nes(j)unum
Genitive nes nesins nesja nesjanna

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Føroysk orðabók, 1998

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nes (headland). Kindred words are Old English næs (English ness and naze); the Swedish näs,the German nase; the Latin nasus (a nose) as the Icelandic nös (the nostril).

Noun[edit]

nes n (genitive singular ness, nominative plural nes)

  1. a headland, a cape, a ness projecting to the sea or lake, a promontory

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ensk Vasaorðabók, Orðabókaútgáfan 1985

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

nēs

  1. second-person singular present active subjunctive of

Lithuanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Conjunction[edit]

nes

  1. because, since
    Aš studijuoju, nes noriu mokytis.
    I study because I want to learn.

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

nes m (oblique plural nes, nominative singular nes, nominative plural nes)

  1. (anatomy) Alternative form of nés.

Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

nes n

  1. headland

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Vallader) nas

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nāsus, from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂s.

Noun[edit]

nes m

  1. (anatomy, Puter) nose

Welsh[edit]

Verb[edit]

nes

  1. nasal mutation of des