Nuss

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See also: nuss and Nuß

Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German nuz, from Proto-Germanic *hnuts. Cognate with German Nuss, Dutch noot, English nut, Icelandic hnut.

Noun[edit]

Nuss f

  1. (Uri) nut (hard-shelled seed)

References[edit]

  • “Nuss” in Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & co.

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German nuz, from Proto-Germanic *hnuts, from Proto-Indo-European *knew-. Compare Dutch noot, English nut, Danish nød, Swedish nöt.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nʊs/
  • Rhymes: -ʊs
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Nuss f (genitive Nuss, plural Nüsse, diminutive Nüsschen n or Nüsslein n)

  1. nut

Usage notes[edit]

The spelling Nuss has been the prescribed spelling since the German spelling reform of 1996 (the Rechtschreibreform). In Switzerland and Liechtenstein, it had already been standard since ß was deprecated in the 1930s.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Nuss in Duden online

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German nuz, from Proto-Germanic *hnuts. Cognate with German Nuss, Dutch noot, English nut, Icelandic hnut.

Noun[edit]

Nuss f (plural Niss)

  1. nut