nietu

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Asturian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived in masculine from the feminine neta, from Vulgar Latin nepta, from Latin neptis (granddaughter).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nietu m sg (feminine singular nieta, masculine plural nietos, feminine plural nietes)

  1. grandson

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian нет (net), нету (netu, no).

Noun[edit]

nietu

  1. (slang) squat, nothing
    Valon lisäksi jääkaapissa on nietua. Täytyy käydä kaupassa.
    In addition to the light, there is squat in the fridge. Must go shopping.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Almost exclusively used in the partitive case nietua.

Declension[edit]