νῦν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *nū(now). Cognate with Lithuanian (now, well now), Latin num(now), Latin nunc(now, soon, today, nowadays), Sanskrit नु, नू(nu, nū, now), and Proto-Germanic *nu (English now).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adverb[edit]

νῦν ‎(nûn)

  1. (of time) now, at this time
    1. (of the recent past) just now
    2. (constrasting what might have been) as it is, as it stands
  2. (not of time, often enclitic)
    1. (used to strengthen or hasten a command, call, etc.)
    2. (used to strengthen a question)

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