Nichte

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German nichte. This form replaced High German (obsolete) Niftel in the 17th century. It is based on the Low German shift -ft--cht- (compare Gerücht); hence cognate with Old High German nift, nifta, Dutch nicht, English nift. Related with German Neffe (nephew). More at nift, neve.

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Nichte f (genitive Nichte, plural Nichten)

  1. niece

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