nyss

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from dialectal nysse.

Noun[edit]

nyss m (definite singular nyssen, indefinite plural nysser, definite plural nyssene)

  1. poor cod, a small cod-fish of the species Trisopterus minutus
Synonyms[edit]
  • sypike (the most common name)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse njósn, from nýsa (snoop, scout).

Noun[edit]

nyss n (definite singular nysset, indefinite plural nyss, definite plural nyssa or nyssene)

  1. information, in the common phrase "få nyss om": acquire knowledge about, learn from somewhere

Etymology 3[edit]

Actually genitive of ny (new), from Old Norse nýr, probably from Middle Low German nies.

Adverb[edit]

nyss

  1. just (moments ago)
  2. just (before)

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nyss (not comparable)

  1. just, quite recently (moments ago)