нау

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Ossetian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *néh₂us, whence also Persian ناو (nāv, boat; channel), Ancient Greek ναῦς (naûs), Latin navis and Armenian նավ (nav).

Noun[edit]

нау (naw) (plural наутӕ)

  1. (Iron dialect) ship
    науы кӕттагnawy kættagsail of the ship
    науы капитанnawy kapitancaptain of the ship

References[edit]

  • Abajev, V. I. (1958–1995) Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ osetinskovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Ossetian Language] (in Russian), Moscow, Leningrad: USSR Academy of Sciences
  • Bigulajev, B. B.; Gagkajev, K. Je.; Kulajev, N. X.; Tuajeva, O. N. (1970), “нау”, in Kasajev A. M., editor, Osetinsko-russkij slovarʹ [Ossetian–Russian Dictionary], 3rd edition, Ordzhonikidze: Publishing House “Ir”