nui

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See also: NUI and nu-i

Campidanese Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nubes. Compare Italian nube and nuvola.

Noun[edit]

nui

  1. cloud

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

nui (intransitive, hence invariable)

  1. past participle of nuire

Anagrams[edit]


Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *nui

Noun[edit]

nui

  1. plenty, a lot, size, dimension, number, area
  2. group, before nouns (nui manō, group of sharks)

Verb[edit]

nui

  1. (stative) big, great, abundant

Istriot[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōs. Compare Italian noi, Sicilian nui, Dalmatian nu.

Pronoun[edit]

nui

  1. we

Latgalian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Samogitian particle noi with the same meaning.

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

nui

  1. yes, that's right

Synonyms[edit]


Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *nui

Adjective[edit]

nui

  1. big

Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *nui

Adjective[edit]

nui

  1. big, great

Derived terms[edit]


Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōs. Compare Italian noi.

Pronoun[edit]

nui

  1. we

Usage notes[edit]

  • The pronoun nui is rarely used in Sicilian by itself. Instead, the preferred forms combine nui (we) and àutri (others), such as nuàutri.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1875, Giuseppe Pitrè, Fiabe, novelle e racconti popolari siciliani, Volume 4[1] (in Italian), Palermo: L. Pedone Lauriel, ISBN 1141861690, page ccx:

Tahitian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *nui

Adjective[edit]

nui

  1. (archaic) big

Usage notes[edit]

Largely replaced by rahi, except in some common compounds like Tahiti nui.

References[edit]