Nues

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See also: nues and nués

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German nasa, from Proto-Germanic *nasō. Cognate with German Nase, North Frisian naas, Icelandic nös; also related to Dutch neus, English nose, West Frisian noas.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Nues f (plural Nuesen)

  1. nose
    • 2013, Christiane de Bricasart, Wann d'Rous sech verstoppt fir ze kräischen, ISBN 3864685435:
      E puer Mol hannereneen huet hie mech mat der Stir op de Bord vum Dësch gedonnert bis d'Blutt aus menger Nues gesprëtzt koum.
      Several times in a row he thumped my forehead on the edge of the table until blood sprayed out of my nose.

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