nova

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Etymology[edit]

Feminine nominative singular of the Latin adjective novus (new). The feminine is used since the Latin word for star, stella is feminine; thus nova is a shortening of nova stella (new star).

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nova (plural novae or novas)

  1. (astronomy) Any sudden brightening of a previously inconspicuous star.

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian nuovo, Spanish nuevo, Portuguese novo, Bulgarian нова (nova); from Latin novus. May also be a derivation from Polish nowy or Russian новый (novyj). All derived from From Proto-Indo-European *néwos, including similar cognates in other Indo-European languages ( English new, German neu, French nouveau, Lithuanian naujas, Greek νέος (néos), Persian نو (nou), Hindi नया (nayā) ).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈno.va/
  • Hyphenation: no‧va

Adjective[edit]

nova (plural novaj, accusative singular novan, accusative plural novajn)

  1. new
    Oni ne povas instrui al maljuna hundo novajn ruzojn.
    You cannot teach an old dogs new tricks.

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nova

  1. nova (sudden brightening of a previously inconspicuous star)

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French[edit]

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nova f (plural novae or novæ)

  1. (astronomy) nova

Verb[edit]

nova

  1. third-person singular past historic of nover

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Adjective[edit]

nova

  1. new

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

nova f (plural nove)

  1. nova

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nova

  1. feminine nominative singular of novus
  2. feminine vocative singular of novus
  3. neuter nominative plural of novus
  4. neuter accusative plural of novus
  5. neuter vocative plural of novus

novā

  1. feminine ablative singular of novus

Portuguese[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

nova f

  1. feminine form of novo

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nôːʋa/
  • Hyphenation: no‧va

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nȏva f (Cyrillic spelling но̑ва)

  1. nova

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Sicilian[edit]

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nova f

  1. feminine form of novu

Venetian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nova f

  1. feminine form of novo