nev

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nev n (genitive singular nevs, plural nev)

  1. a bill, a beak (bird's beak)
  2. (archaic, biology) nose
  3. (aviation) nose (e.g. of an aeroplane).
  4. point (of a hook)
  5. a small ness

Declension[edit]

n22 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative nev nevið nev nevini
Accusative nev nevið nev nevini
Dative nevi nevinum nev(j)um nev(j)unum
Genitive nevs nevsins nevja nevjanna

Romansch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin nivem, the accusative form of nix (snow).

Noun[edit]

nev f

  1. (Sutsilvan) snow
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) naiv
  • (Sursilvan, Surmiran) neiv

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin nāvis.

Noun[edit]

nev f (plural nevs)

  1. (Puter) ship
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Vallader) nav