nonne

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Old Norse nunna, from Medieval Latin nonna.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɔnə/, [ˈnʌnə]

Noun[edit]

nonne c (singular definite nonnen, plural indefinite nonner)

  1. nun (member of a religious community of women)
  2. nun moth, black-arched moth (Lymantria monacha)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nonna.

Noun[edit]

nonne f (plural nonnes)

  1. (literary) nun

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

nonne f

  1. plural form of nonna

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nonna.

Noun[edit]

nonne f (plural nonnes)

  1. nun

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From non meaning "not" and -ne.

Adverb[edit]

nonne

  1. (in a direct question) not, expecting an affirmative answer
    Nonne intellegis?
    Don't you understand?
    Quid? Nonne sustulisti?
    Te dejectum debeo intellegere, etiamsi tactus non fueris: nonne?
    Quid paulo ante dixerim, nonne meministi?
  2. (in an indirect interrogation) if not, whether not
    Cum esset ex eo quaesitum, Archelaum Perdiccae filium nonne beatum putaret.
    Quaero a te, nonne putes.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In a direct interrogation:
    Nonne ego hic sto?
    Don't I stand here?
    Nonne animadvertis?
    Aren't you paying attention?
  • Nonne is very rarely repeated:
    Nonne extremam pati fortunam paratos projecit ille? nonne sibi clam ...?
  • It is usually followed by non in continued questions:
    Nonne vobis haec quae audīstis oculis cernere videmini? non illum ... videtis? non positas insidias? non, etc

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French none, from Medieval Latin nonna

Noun[edit]

nonne (plural nonnes)

  1. a nun

Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

nonne f (plural nonnes)

  1. noon

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nunna

Noun[edit]

nonne m, f (definite singular nonna or nonnen, indefinite plural nonner, definite plural nonnene)

  1. a nun

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nunna

Noun[edit]

nonne f (definite singular nonna, indefinite plural nonner, definite plural nonnene)

  1. a nun