Niete

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From early modern Dutch niet ‎(nothing). Compare contemporary niets.

Noun[edit]

Niete f ‎(genitive Niete, plural Nieten)

  1. blank, dud (lottery ticket that does not give a payout)
  2. loser; good-for-nothing

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German niet, niete ‎(hammered nail).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Niet m (less common; technical)

Noun[edit]

Niete f ‎(genitive Niete, plural Nieten)

  1. rivet

Declension[edit]