nio

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of ni and io

Adverb[edit]

nio

  1. never

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse níu.

Numeral[edit]

nīo

  1. nine

Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish, from Old Norse níu (whence also Danish and Norwegian ni, Icelandic níu, Faroese níggju) from Proto-Germanic *newun, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥. Cognates with Gothic 𐌽𐌹𐌿𐌽 (niun); Old English niġon (English nine); Old Frisian nigun (West Frisian njoggen); Old High German niun (German neun).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈniːˌʊ/, /ˈniːˌɛ/
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Numeral[edit]

nio

  1. (cardinal) nine

Related terms[edit]

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