nieve

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nieve (plural nieves)

  1. variant form of nief

Asturian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nix, nivem.

Noun[edit]

nieve f (plural nieves)

  1. snow

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Ladino[edit]

Noun[edit]

nieve f (Latin spelling)

  1. Alternative form of inyeve

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old Norse hnefi, nefi, of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [niːv], [nɛv]
  • (Mid Northern Scots) IPA(key): [nɪv]

Noun[edit]

nieve (plural nieves)

  1. fist
  2. handful, fistful

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • nievel (a sharp blow with the fist; to punch, pummel, batter; to grip, squeeze or pinch with the fingers)

Verb[edit]

tae nieve (third-person singular simple present nieves, present participle nievin, simple past nievit, past participle nievit)

  1. to open and close the hand spasmodically
  2. (of fish) to catch in the hand

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nix, nivis, from Proto-Italic *sniks, from Proto-Indo-European *snígʷʰs. Compare Italian neve, Portuguese neve, Walloon nive.

Noun[edit]

nieve f (plural nieves)

  1. snow
  2. (Mexico) ice cream

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Verb[edit]

nieve

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of nevar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of nevar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of nevar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of nevar.