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n00b {n} (beginner) SEE: newbie  ::
n/a {initialism} (not applicable)  :: non applicabile
n/a {initialism} (not available)  :: non disponibile
nabob {n} /ˈneɪbɑb/ (someone of great wealth)  :: nababbo
NaCl {n} (sodium chloride) SEE: sodium chloride  ::
nacre {n} (pearly substance on the interior of shells) SEE: mother-of-pearl  ::
nada {pron} (nothing) SEE: nothing  ::
n-adic {adj} (having a valency of n)  :: n-adico
nadir {n} /ˈneɪ.dɪɹ/ (point of the sky)  :: nadir {m}
nadiral {adj} (at a nadir)  :: nadirale
naevus {n} (abnormal area on skin) SEE: mole  ::
naïf {n} (one who is naive) SEE: naif  ::
nag {n} /ˈnæɡ/ (old useless horse)  :: brenna {f}, ronzino {m}
nag {v} (complain about insignificant matters)  :: assillare
Nagorno-Karabakh {prop} /nəˌɡɔːnəʊ kɑːɹəˈbɑːk/ (region in South Caucasus)  :: Nagorno-Karabakh {m}
Nagorny Karabakh {prop} (Nagorno-Karabakh) SEE: Nagorno-Karabakh  ::
nagyka {n}  :: nagaica {f}
Nagykanizsa {prop} /ˈnɒckɒniʒɒ/ (town in Hungary)  :: Nagykanizsa
Nahuatl {prop} /ˈnɑːwɑːt(ə)l/ (language)  :: nahuatl
Nahum {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Naum
naif {n} (one who is naive)  :: ingenuo
nail {n} /neɪl/ (on fingers and toes)  :: unghia {f}
nail {n} (spike-shaped metal fastener used for joining wood or similar materials)  :: chiodo {m}
nail {v} (employ a nail as a fastener)  :: inchiodare
nail {v} (catch)  :: inchiodare
nailbrush {n} (a small brush to clean the fingernails)  :: pulisciunghie {m}
nail clipper {n} (nail trimmer)  :: tagliaunghie {m}
nail cutter {n} (nail clipper) SEE: nail clipper  ::
nail file {n} (A file for shaping one's fingernails and toenails)  :: limetta {f}
nail gun {n} (gun which drives nails)  :: sparachiodi
nail polish {n} (cosmetic lacquer)  :: smalto per unghie
nail polish remover {n} (solvent used to remove nail polish)  :: solvente per smalto {m}
nail trimmer {n} (nail clipper) SEE: nail clipper  ::
Nairobi {prop} /naɪˈɹoʊbi/ (capital of Kenya)  :: Nairobi {f}
Naissaar {prop} (island in northern Estonia)  :: Naissaar
naive {adj} /naɪˈiv/ (lacking experience, wisdom, or judgement)  :: ingenuo
naked {adj} /ˈneɪkɪd/ (not wearing any clothes)  :: nudo
nakedness {n} (state of being naked)  :: nudezza {f}, nudità {f}
Nalchik {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Nal'čik {m}
namaste {n} /ˈnʌməsteɪ/ (a greeting)  :: namaste, namasté, namastèe, namaskar
namaz {n} (prayer) SEE: prayer  ::
namby-pamby {adj} (insipid and sentimental)  :: sdolcinato {m}, insipido {m}, insulso {m}
namby-pamby {adj} (lacking vigor or decisiveness)  :: smidollato {m}, mollaccione {m}, codardo {m}
namby-pamby {n} (one who is insipid, sentimental or weak)  :: sdolcinato {m}, mollaccione {m}, codardo {m}, femminuccia, mammoletta, pollo, merlo, smidollato, pappa molle, pappamolle, rammollito, fifone, mollusco, vigliacco, pusillanime, eunuco, debole {m}, pisciasotto, cacasotto, pauroso, vile, checca, ricchione
name {n} /neɪm/ (word or phrase indicating a particular person, place, class or thing)  :: nome {m}
name {n} (reputation)  :: fama {f}, riputazione {f}
name {v} (to give a name to)  :: denominare
name {v} (to mention, specify)  :: nominare
name {v} (to identify, define, specify)  :: specificare
name {v} (to publicly implicate)  :: identificare
name {v} (to designate for a role)  :: nominare
name card {n} (business card) SEE: business card  ::
name day {n} (feast day of a saint)  :: onomastico {m}
nameless {adj} (having no name)  :: innominato {m}
namely {adv} /ˈneɪmli/ (specifically)  :: cioè, ovvero, ovverosia
namesake {n} /ˈneɪmseɪk/ (person with the same name as another)  :: omonimo {m}
Namibia {prop} /nəˈmɪbi.ə/ (Republic of Namibia)  :: Namibia {f}
Namibian {n} (a person from Namibia or of Namibian descent)  :: namibiana {f}, namibiano {m}
nancy {n} (a homosexual)  :: finocchio {m}
nanny {n} /ˈnæni/ (child's nurse)  :: bambinaia {f}, babysitter, tata {f}
nanny {n} (female goat) SEE: nanny goat  ::
nanny goat {n} (female goat)  :: capra {f}
nano- {prefix} /ˈnænoʊ/  :: nano-
nanoaggregate {n}  :: nanoaggregato {m}
nanoart {n}  :: nanoarte {f}
nanobiotechnological {adj} (of or relating to nanobiotechnology)  :: nanobiotecnologico
nanocar {n}  :: nanomacchina {f}
nanochemistry {n}  :: nanochimica {f}
nanocircuitry {n}  :: nanocircuiteria {f}
nanocomposite {n} (any composite material one or more of whose components is a nanoparticle)  :: nanocomposito {m}
nanocrystal {n} (nanometer sized crystal)  :: nanocristallo {m}
nanodiamond {n} (a nanoscale fragment of diamond)  :: nanodiamante {m}
nanodust {n}  :: nanopolvere {m}
nanoelectrode {n} (a nanoscale electrode)  :: nanoelettrodo {m}
nanoelectronic {adj} (describing any electronic device constructed on the nano scale)  :: nanoelettronico
nanoelectronics {n}  :: nanoelettronica {f}
nanofabrication {n}  :: nanofabbricazione {f}
nanofiber {n}  :: nanofibra {f}
nanofiltration {n}  :: nanofiltrazione {f}
nanofluidics {n} (study of the behaviour of fluids confined in nanoscale structures)  :: nanofluidica {f}
nanofluidics {n} (design and fabrication of nanostructures containing the controlled movement of fluids)  :: nanofluidica {f}
nanofoam {n} (nanoscale foam)  :: nanoschiuma {f}
nanogeoscience {n}  :: nanogeoscienza {f}
nanogram {n}  :: nanogrammo {m}
nanoindentation {n} (an indentation test carried out at nanoscale)  :: nanoindentatura {f}, nanoindentazione {f}
nanoindenter {n}  :: nanoindentatore {m}
nanoionics {n}  :: nanoionica {f}
nanolithography {n} (the use of lithography to fabricate nanoscale patterns)  :: nanolitografia {f}
nanomachine {n}  :: nanomacchina {f}
nanomagnet {n}  :: nanomagnete {m}
nanomanipulation {n} (the manipulation of nanoscale objects using nanotechnology)  :: nanomanipolazione {f}
nanomaterial {n}  :: nanomateriale {m}
nanomechanics {n}  :: nanomeccanica {f}
nanomechatronics {n}  :: nanomeccatronica {f}
nanometer {n} (nanometre) SEE: nanometre  ::
nanometre {n} (subunit of length)  :: nanometro {m}
nanometrology {n}  :: nanometrologia {f}
nanomotor {n}  :: nanomotore {m}
nanoparticle {n} (microscopic particle)  :: nanoparticella {f}
nanoparticulate {adj} (composed of nanoparticles)  :: nanoparticolato
nanopathology {n}  :: nanopatologia {f}
nanophotonic {adj} (of or pertaining to nanophotonics)  :: nanofotonico
nanophotonics {n}  :: nanofotonica {f}
nanopolymer {n}  :: nanopolimero {m}
nanoprocessor {n}  :: nanoprocessore {m}
nanori {n} (Japanese kanji readings for names)  :: nanori
nanorobotic {adj} (relating to nanorobotics)  :: nanorobotico
nanorobotics {n} (the science and technology of designing and manufacturing nanoscale machines, especially robotic machines)  :: nanorobotica {f}
nanoscopic {adj} (having a scale expressed in nanometers)  :: nanoscopico
nanoscopy {n} (the application of nanotechnology to the imaging of objects at nanoscale)  :: nanoscopia {f}
nanosecond {n} (measure of time)  :: nanosecondo {m}
nanotechnology {n} (science and technology of creating nanoparticles)  :: nanotecnologia
nanotoxicology {n} (the toxicology of nanoparticles)  :: nanotossicologia {f}
nanotribology {n} (the branch of tribology that studies friction at the nanoscale)  :: nanotribologia {f}
nanowire {n} (wire whose width is of the order of nanometers)  :: nanofilo {m}
nanoworld {n} (the sphere of influence of nanotechnology)  :: nanomondo {m}
Naomi {prop} /neɪˈoʊmi/ (Biblical character)  :: Noemi {f}, Naomi {f}
Naomi {prop} (female given name)  :: Noemi {f}, Naomi {f}
nap {n} /næp/ (a short period of sleep, especially during the day)  :: pisolino {m}, pennichella {f}, sonnellino {m}
nap {v} (To have a nap)  :: fare un sonnellino, fare un pisolino
nap {n} (a soft or fuzzy surface on fabric or leather)  :: pelucco {m}
nap {n} (card game)  :: napoleone {m}
Napaea {n}  :: napea {f}
nape {n} /neɪp/ (back part of the neck)  :: nuca {f}, coppa {f}
naphtha {n} /ˈnæpθə~ˈnæfθə/ (naturally-occurring liquid petroleum)  :: nafta {f}
naphtha {n} (liquid distilled from petroleum)  :: nafta {f}
naphthalene {n} (white crystalline hydrocarbon)  :: naftalina {f}
naphthalene {n} (aromatic bicyclic hydrocarbon)  :: naftalene {m}
naphthalic acid {n} (acid)  :: acido naftalico {m}
naphthene {n} (cycloalkane)  :: naftene {m}
naphthogenesis {n}  :: naftogenesi {f}
naphthyl {n}  :: naftile {f}
napkin {n} (diaper) SEE: diaper  ::
napkin {n} (sanitary napkin) SEE: sanitary napkin  ::
napkin {n} /ˈnæp.kɪn/ (serviette)  :: tovagliolo {m}, salvietta {f}
Naples {prop} /ˈneɪ.pəlz/ (province in Italy)  :: Napoli {f}
Naples {prop} (city in Italy)  :: Napoli {f}
Naples yellow {n} (yellow pigment, lead(II) antimonate)  :: giallo Napoli {m}, giallo di Napoli {m}
Napoleon {prop} (Napoleon Bonaparte)  :: Napoleone
Napoleon {prop} (male given name)  :: Napoleone
nappy {n} (diaper) SEE: diaper  ::
narcissism {n} /ˈnɑɹsəˌsɪzm/ (excessive love of oneself)  :: narcisismo {m}
narcissist {n}  :: narcisista {m} {f}, narciso {m}
narcissus {n} (any of several bulbous flowering plants, of the genus Narcissus)  :: narciso {m}
Narcissus {prop} (mythical youth)  :: Narciso
narcoanalytic {adj}  :: narcoanalitico
narcoterrorism {n} (terrorism as a factor in narcotrafficking)  :: narcoterrorismo {m}
narcotherapy {n} (narcotic therapy)  :: narcoterapia {f}
narcotic {n} (class of drugs)  :: narcotico
narcotic {n} (numbing drug)  :: narcotico
Narnia {prop} /ˈnɑː(ɹ).ni.ə/ (a fictional land)  :: Narnia
narrate {v} /ˈnæɹeɪt/ (to relate a story)  :: raccontare, narrare
narrate {v}  :: narrare
narrative {n} /ˈnæɹətɪv/ (systematic recitation of an event)  :: descrizione {f}
narrator {n} /ˈnæɹeɪtəɹ/ (in story)  :: narratore {m}, narratrice {f}
narrator {n} (in film and television)  :: narratore {m}, narratrice {f}
narrow {adj} /ˈnæɹoʊ/ (having small width)  :: stretto {m}, stretta {f}, angusto
narrowly {adv} (by a narrow margin; closely)  :: da vicino, per un pelo, di misura
narrow-minded {adj} (having restricted or rigid views, and being unreceptive to new ideas)  :: ristretto {m}
narthex {n} /ˈnɑɹθɛks/ (vestibule leading to the nave)  :: nartece {m}
Narva {prop} (City in Estonia)  :: Narva
narwhal {n} /ˈnɑɹʍəl/ (Arctic cetacean)  :: narvalo {m}
nasal {adj} /ˈneɪzəl/ (pertaining to the nose)  :: nasale
nasal {adj} (having a quality imparted by means of the nose)  :: nasale
nasal cavity {n} (air-filled space behind nose)  :: cavità nasali
nasalis {n} (muscle)  :: nasale {m}, musculo nasale {m}
nasality {n} (state or quality of being nasal)  :: nasalità {f}
nasalness {n} (quality of being nasal)  :: nasalità {f}
nasal septum {n} (septum in the nose)  :: setto {m}
nasard {n}  :: nasardo {m}
nase {n}  :: lasca {f}
Nassau {prop} /ˈnæsɔː/ (capital of the Bahamas)  :: Nassau {f}
nastic {adj} (relating to the response of a plant to a stimulus)  :: nastico
nasturtium {n} /næsˈtɝʃəm/ (genus)  :: nasturzio {m}, cappuccina {m}, tropeolo {m}
nasty {adj} /ˈnæ.sti/ (dirty, filthy)  :: sporco, sozzo, zozzo, lurido, lercio, laido
nasty {adj} (contemptible of a person)  :: spregevole, cattivo
nasty {adj} (indecent or offensive; obscene, lewd)  :: osceno, laido, indecente, lascivo
Natalia {prop} (female given name) SEE: Natalie  ::
Natalie {prop} (female given name)  :: Natalia
natation {n} /næ.teɪ.ʃən/  :: natazione {f}
nation {n} /ˈneɪʃən/ (community of people)  :: nazione {f}
nation {n} (association of students)  :: nation {f}
national {adj} /ˈnæʃ(ə)nəl/ (of or having to do with a nation)  :: nazionale
national anthem {n} (official song of a nation or country)  :: inno nazionale {m}
nationalism {n} /ˈnæʃənəlɪzəm/ (idea of supporting one's country and culture)  :: nazionalismo {m}
nationality {n} /ˌnæ.ʃəˈnæl.ɪ.ti/ (membership of a nation or state)  :: nazionalità {f}
nationality {n} (nationalism) SEE: nationalism  ::
nationality sign {n} (sign on an automobile)  :: sigle automobilistiche internazionali {m}
nationally {adv} (in a way relating to the whole nation)  :: nazionalmente
National Socialism {n} (ideology of Adolf Hitler's NSDAP)  :: nazionalsocialismo {m}
National Socialist {n} (Nazi)  :: nazionalsocialista {m} {f}
national sports team {n} (national sports team)  :: nazionale
nation of laws {n} (nation-state subject to rule of law)  :: stato di diritto
native {adj} /ˈneɪtɪv/ (characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin)  :: nativo
native {n} (native speaker) SEE: native speaker  ::
native aluminium {n} (aluminium found in oxygen deficient environments)  :: alluminio nativo
native language {n} (one's first language learned in childhood) SEE: mother tongue  ::
native speaker {n} (person who grew up with a particular language as their mother tongue)  :: madrelingua {m} {f}
nativity {n} /nəˈtɪvɪti/ (birth)  :: natività {f}
nativity {n} (Nativity) SEE: Nativity  ::
Nativity {prop} (birth of Jesus)  :: Natività {f}
nativity play {n} (the production/performance)  :: presepio {m}
nativity scene {n} (nativity scene)  :: presepe {m}, presepio {m}
NATO {prop} /ˈneɪ.toʊ/ (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)  :: N.A.T.O.
natremia {n} (presence of sodium ions in the blood)  :: natriemia {f}
natrolite {n} (mineral)  :: natrolite {f}
natural {adj} /ˈnæt͡ʃ.ə.ɹəl/ (relating to nature)  :: naturale
natural {adj} (without additives)  :: naturale
natural {adj} (as expected)  :: naturale
natural {n} (musical note, symbol)  :: bequadro {m}
natural child {n} (child born to unmarried parents)  :: figlio illegittimo {m}
natural disaster {n} (natural phenomenon)  :: disastro naturale {m}
natural disaster {n} (emergency situation)  :: disastro naturale {m}
natural fiber {n} (fiber which is obtained naturally)  :: fibra naturale {f}
natural gas {n} (mixture of gaseous hydrocarbons associated with petroleum deposits)  :: gas naturale {m}
naturalism {n} (a state of nature; conformity to nature)  :: naturalismo {m}
naturalize {v} (to acclimatize an animal or plant) SEE: acclimatize  ::
natural language {n} (a human language developed naturally)  :: linguaggio naturale {m}
natural language processing {n} (field concerning interaction with computers using natural languages)  :: elaborazione del linguaggio naturale {f}
natural law {n} (An ethical theory)  :: giusnaturalismo {m}
natural law {n} (A generally accepted concept of the philosophical system of legal and moral principles)  :: giusnaturalismo {m}
naturally {adv} /ˈnætʃ(ə)ɹəli/ (in a natural manner)  :: naturalmente
naturally {adv} (inherently or by nature)  :: naturalmente
naturally {adv} (surely)  :: naturalmente
naturalness {n} (state or quality of being natural)  :: naturalità {f}
natural number {n} (positive integer or non-negative integer)  :: numero naturale {m}
natural numbers {n} (number theory)  :: numero naturale {m}
natural resource {n} (source of wealth that occurs naturally)  :: risorsa naturale {f}
natural scientist {n} (scientist dedicated to natural science)  :: naturalista {m}
natural selection {n} (natural selection)  :: selezione naturale {f}
nature {n} /ˈneɪtʃɚ/ (the natural world)  :: natura {f}
nature {n} (essential characteristics)  :: natura {f}
nature {n} (primitive state of being)  :: natura {f}
nature {n} (everything related to biological and geographical states)  :: natura {f}
naturism {n} /ˈneɪ.tʃəɹˌɪz.əm/ (the belief in or practice of going nude or unclad)  :: naturismo {m}
naturist {n} (one who prefers to live without clothes, often for reasons of health)  :: naturista
naturopath {n} (practitioner of naturopathy)  :: naturopata {m} {f}
naughty {adj} /ˈnɔti/ (bad; tending to misbehave or act badly)  :: birichino, furbetto, malizioso
naughty {adj} (risqué, sexually suggestive)  :: provocante, osceno
Naupactus {prop} (Greek town)  :: Lepanto
nauplius {n} (crustacean larva)  :: nauplio {m}
Nauru {prop} /nɑːˈuː.ɹuː/ (Republic of Nauru)  :: Nauru
nausea {n} /ˈnɔzi.ə/ (feeling of physical unwellness, usually with the desire to vomit)  :: nausea {f}
nausea {n} (strong dislike or disgust)  :: nausea {f}
nausea {n} (motion sickness) SEE: motion sickness  ::
Nausicaa {prop} /nɔːˈsɪkeɪə/ (princess in the Odyssey)  :: Nausicaa {f}
nautical {adj} /ˈnɔːtɪkl/ (relating to ships, shipping, navigation, and seamen)  :: nautico {m}, nautica {f}
nautical mile {n} (nautical: a unit of measure equal to 1852 metres)  :: miglio nautico {m} (miglia nautiche {f-p}), miglio marino {m} (miglia marine {f-p})
Navajo {prop} /ˈnæv.ə.həʊ/ (language)  :: lingua navajo
navalism {n} (naval militarism)  :: navalismo {m}
navalistic {adj}  :: navalistico
Navarran {adj} (Navarrese) SEE: Navarrese  ::
Navarran {n} (Navarrese) SEE: Navarrese  ::
Navarre {prop} /nəˈvɑːɹ/ (autonomous community of Spain)  :: Navarra
Navarrese {adj} (from Navarre)  :: navarrese
nave {n} /neɪv/ (the middle or body of a church)  :: navata
navel {n} /ˈneɪvəl/ (remnant of umbilical cord)  :: ombelico {m}, (unusual) onfalo {m}
navicular {adj} (Shaped like a boat)  :: navicolare
navigability {n} (state of being navigable)  :: navigabilità {f}
navigation {n} (canal) SEE: canal  ::
navigation {n} /nævɪˈɡeɪʃən/ (theory, practice and technology of charting a course for a ship, aircraft or spaceship)  :: nautica {f}
navigation {n} (traffic or travel by vessel)  :: navigazione {f}
navigator {n} (officer who navigates)  :: navigante {m}, marinaio {m}, marittimo {m}, navigatore {m}
navigator {n} (sea explorer)  :: navigatore {m}
navy {n} /ˈneɪvi/ (sea force)  :: marina {f}
navy blue {adj} (navy blue (adjective)) SEE: navy  ::
Naxos {prop} (an island in Greece)  :: Nasso {f}
nay {conj} /neɪ/ (or even)  :: anzi, o per meglio dire
Naypyidaw {prop} /ˈneɪpjɪˌdɔː/ (capital of Myanmar)  :: Naypyidaw
Nay Pyi Taw {prop} (Naypyidaw) SEE: Naypyidaw  ::
Nazareth {prop} /ˈnæzəɹəθ/ (Nazareth)  :: Nazaret
nazi {adj} (Nazi) SEE: Nazi  ::
nazi {n} (Nazi) SEE: Nazi  ::
Nazi {n} /ˈnɑːtsi/ (member of the Nazi party)  :: nazista {m} {f}
Nazi {adj} (pertaining to the Nazi Party or Nazism)  :: nazista
Nazianzus {prop} /ˌnæzɪˈænzəs/ (Town in the region of Cappadocia)  :: Nazianzo {f}
Nazification {n}  :: nazificazione {f}
Nazism {prop} /ˈnɑːtsɪzəm/ (the ideology of Adolf Hitler’s NSDAP)  :: nazismo {m}
nduja {n} /(ə)nˈduːjə/ (spicy spreadable sausage from Calabria)  :: 'nduja {f}
née {adj} /neɪ/ (used to indicate maiden name of a woman)  :: nata {f}
Neapolitan {adj} (pertaining to Naples)  :: napoletano, partenopeo
Neapolitan {n} (inhabitant or resident of Naples)  :: napoletano {m}, napoletana {f}, partenopeo {m}, partenopea {f}
Neapolitan {prop} (language of Naples, Italy)  :: napoletano {m}
near {adj} /nɪɹ/ (physically close)  :: vicino
near {adj} (of an event, approaching)  :: prossimo
near {adv} (having a small intervening distance with regard to something)  :: circa
near {prep} (in close proximity to)  :: vicino a
near {v} (come closer to)  :: avvicinare
near {adv} (nearly) SEE: nearly  ::
nearby {adj} (adjacent)  :: accanto
nearby {adv} (close to)  :: vicino (a)
Nearctic {adj} (relating to the Neartcic ecozone)  :: neoartico
nearly {adv} /ˈnɪɹli/ (almost, but not quite)  :: quasi
near miss {n}  :: per un pelo
nearsightedness {n} (myopia) SEE: myopia  ::
neat {n} (cattle) SEE: cattle  ::
neat {adj} /niːt/ (tidy, free from dirt)  :: pulito
neat {adj} (chemistry: with no solvent or cosolvent)  :: puro
neat {adj} (having a simple elegance or style; clean, trim, tidy, tasteful)  :: ordinato
neatness {n} (the state of being neat)  :: pulizia {f}
nebris {n} /ˈnɛbɹɪs/  :: nebride {f}
Nebuchadnezzar {prop} /ˌnɛbəkədˈnɛzɚ/ (a ruler of Babylon)  :: Nabucodonosor
nebula {n} /ˈnebjələ/ (a space cloud)  :: nebulosa {f}
nebulosity {n} (the characteristic of being nebulous)  :: nebulosità {f}
necessarily {adv} /ˌnɛsəˈsɛɹəli/ (of necessity)  :: necessariamente
necessary {adj} /ˈnɛsəˌsɛɹi/ (needed, required)  :: necessario
necessary {adj} (such as must be)  :: necessario
necessitate {v} (to make necessary; require something to be brought about)  :: necessitare
necessity {n} /nɪˈsɛsəti/ (quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite)  :: necessità {f}
necessity {n}  :: necessità
necessity is the mother of innovation {proverb} (necessity is the mother of invention) SEE: necessity is the mother of invention  ::
necessity is the mother of invention {proverb} (a person in need will find a way)  :: Il bisogno aguzza l'ingegno
neck {n} /nɛk/ (the part of body connecting the head and the trunk found in humans and some animals)  :: collo {m}
neck {n} (the part of a shirt, dress etc., which fits a person's neck)  :: collo {m}
neck {n} (the tapered part of a bottle toward the opening)  :: collo {m}
neck {v} (hang by the neck; strangle; kill)  :: strangolare, appendere per il collo, impiccare
neck {v} (make love)  :: pomiciare, limonare, slinguare, fare l'amore
necklace {n} /ˈnɛkləs/ (jewelry)  :: collana {f}, girocollo {m}
necktie {n} (strip of cloth worn around the neck and tied in the front)  :: cravatta {f}
necro- {prefix} /ˈnɛkɹəʊ/ (related to death)  :: necro-
necrobiotic {adj}  :: necrobiotico
necrocracy {n} /nɛˈkɹɒkɹəsi/ (government that still operates under the rules of a former, dead leader)  :: necrocrazia {f}
necrohormone {n}  :: necrormone {m}
necrology {n} /nɛˈkɹɒlədʒi/ (listing of people who have died)  :: necrologia {f}
necromancer {n} (person who practices necromancy)  :: negromante
necromancy {n} /ˈnɛkɹəˌmænsi/ (divination involving the dead)  :: negromanzia {f}
necromantic {adj} (of necromancy)  :: negromantesco
necrophage {n} (organism)  :: necrofago {m}
necrophagia {n} (all senses)  :: necrofagia {f}
necrophagic {adj}  :: necrofagico
necrophile {n} /ˈnɛkɹəʊ̆faɪl/ (one who is subject to necrophilia)  :: necrofilo {m}
necrophilia {n} /nɛkɹoʊˈfɪli.ə/ (pathological attraction to dead bodies)  :: necrofilia {f}
necrophilia {n} (pathological fascination with death)  :: necrofilia {f}
necrophobe {n} (a person who has a morbid fear of death)  :: necrofobo {m}
necrophobia {n} (fear of death or corpses)  :: necrofobia
necrophobic {adj} (relating to necrophobia)  :: necrofobico
necrophyte {n}  :: necrofito {m}
necrosis {n} (localized death of cells or tissue)  :: necrosi
necrotic {adj} (of or pertaining to necrosis)  :: necrotico
necrotrophic {adj} (nutrition)  :: necrotrofo
necrotrophy {n} (nutrition)  :: necrotrofia {f}, necrotrofismo {m}
nectar {n} /ˈnɛk.təɹ/ (drink of the gods)  :: nettare {m}
nectar {n} (sweet liquid secreted by flowers)  :: nettare {m}
nectar {n} (any delicious drink)  :: nettare {m}
nectar {n}  :: [1,2,3] nettare {m}
nectarine {n} /ˈnɛk.tə.ɹin/ (fruit)  :: nettarina {f}
nectary {n} (gland that secretes nectar)  :: nettario {m}
nectin {n} (protein)  :: nectina {f}
need {n} /niːd/ (something required)  :: bisogno {m}, necessità {f}
need {v} (to have an absolute requirement for)  :: aver bisogno di
need {v} (to be obliged to)  :: essere obbligato a , necessitare
needle {n} /ˈniː.dl/ (implement for sewing etc.)  :: ago {m}
needle {n} (indicating device)  :: lancetta {f}
needle {n} (sensor phonograph stylus)  :: puntina {f}
needle {n} (leaf of conifer)  :: ago {m}
needle {v} (to pierce with a needle)  :: punzonare
needle {v} (to tease in order to provoke)  :: punzecchiare
needlecase {n} (case for keeping needles)  :: agoraio {m}
needle in a haystack {n} (idiomatic)  :: ago in un pagliaio {m}
needle lace {n} (form of lace)  :: merletto {m}, pizzo {m}, trina {f}
needlenose pliers {n} (a variety of pliers with long, narrow extensions)  :: pinza a becchi lunghi
needle valve {n} (valve type)  :: valvola a spillo {f}
needlewoman {n} (a woman who works with a needle)  :: cucitrice {f}
needs {adv} (necessarily) SEE: necessarily  ::
needy {adj} /ˈniːdi/ (in need, poor)  :: povero {m}, indigente, bisognoso {m}
ne'er cast a clout til May be out {proverb} (advice not to change from winter clothes)  :: aprile, non ti scoprire; maggio, adagio adagio; giugno, allarga il pugno
ne'er-do-well {n} (good-for-nothing) SEE: good-for-nothing  ::
nefandous {adj} /nəˈfændəs/ (unspeakable, appalling)  :: nefando
negation {n}  :: negazione {f}
negative {adj} /ˈnɛ(e)ɡəˌɾɪv/ (not positive or neutral)  :: negativo
negative {adj} (of electrical charge)  :: negativo
negative {n} (photography)  :: negativo {m}, negativa {f}
negative {n} (grammar: word that indicates negation)  :: negativa {f}
negative {n} (mathematics: negative quantity)  :: negativo {m}
negativization {n} (process by which a seropositive person becomes seronegative)  :: negativizzazione {f}
Negev {prop} /ˈnɛɡɛv/ (a desert in southern Israel)  :: Negev {m}
neglect {v} /nɪˈɡlɛkt/ (disregard)  :: tralasciare
neglect {v} (fail to care for)  :: mancare, negligere, omettere, ignorare
neglect {n} (act of neglecting)  :: negligenza {f}
neglected {adj} /nɪˈɡlɛktɪd/ (suffering from neglect)  :: negletto, abbandonato
neglectful {adj} (tending to neglect)  :: negligente
negligence {n} (failure to exercise a standard of care (law))  :: negligenza {f}
negligent {adj} /ˈnɛɡ.lɪ.dʒənt/ (culpable due to negligence)  :: negligente
negligently {adv} (in a negligent manner)  :: negligentemente
negligible {adj} (able to be ignored or excluded)  :: insignificante, trascurabile
negotiation {n} /nɨˌɡowʃiˈejʃn̩/ (process of achieving agreement)  :: negoziato {m}, negoziazione {f}
negress {n} /ˈniːɡɹɪs/ (A black female)  :: nera {f}
negritude {n} /ˈnɛɡɹɪtjuːd/  :: negritudine {f}
negro {n} (Negro) SEE: Negro  ::
Negro {n} /ˈniːɡɹo/ (person with dark skin)  :: nero {m}, nera {f}
negroni {n} /nəˈɡɹoʊni/ (coktail made from gin, Campari and vermouth)  :: negroni {m}
Negros {prop} (island)  :: Isola di Negros
Negus {n} /ˈniːɡəs/ (supreme Ethiopian ruler)  :: negus {m}
Nehemiah {prop} /ˌniː(h)əˈmaɪə/ (book of the Bible)  :: Neemia {m}
Nehemiah {prop} (male given name)  :: Neemia {m}
neigh {n} /neɪ/ (the cry of a horse)  :: nitrito {m}
neigh {v} ((of a horse) to make its cry)  :: nitrire
neigh {v} (to make a sound similar to a horses' cry)  :: nitrire
neigh {v}  :: nitrire
neighborhood {n} /ˈneɪbɚˌhʊd/ (largely obsolete: quality of being a neighbor)  :: vicinato {m}
neighborhood {n} (nearby area)  :: vicinato {m}, quartiere {m}
neighborhood {n} (inhabitants of a residential area)  :: vicinato {m}
neighborhood {n} (division of a municipality or region)  :: quartiere {m}
neighborhood {n} (quality of physical proximity)  :: vicinanza {f}
neighborhood {n} (topology: set containing an open subset containing some specified point)  :: intorno {m}
neighborhood {n}  :: quartiere {m}
neighbour {n} /ˈneɪbɚ/ (a person living on adjacent or nearby land)  :: vicino {m}, vicina {f}
neighbour {n} (fellow human)  :: prossimo {m}
neighbourly {adj} (friendly)  :: amichevole, cordiale, gentile
Nei Mongol {prop} (Inner Mongolia) SEE: Inner Mongolia  ::
neither {determiner} /ˈnaɪð.ə(ɹ)/ (not one of two; not either)  :: nessuno
neither {pron} (not either one)  :: nessuno
neither {conj} (not either (used with nor): neither X nor Y)  :: X Y
neither {conj} (also not)  :: neanche, nemmeno, neppure, manco
neither {adv} (similarly not)  ::
neither fish, flesh, nor good red herring {phrase} (unsuitable for anything or anybody)  :: né carne né pesce
neither fish nor fowl {n} (something or someone not easily categorized; something that does not fit in a group or situation)  :: né carne né pesce
nekton {n} (organisms in the ocean)  :: necton {m}
nematic {adj}  :: nematico
nematode {n} /ˈnɛməˌtoʊd/ (small invertebrate animal)  :: nematode {m}
Nemean Lion {prop} /ˌnimi.ən ˈlai.ən/ (mythical lion of Nemea)  :: leone Nemeo {m}, leone di Nemea {m}
nemesis {n} (archenemy) SEE: archenemy  ::
Nenets {prop} (language)  :: lingua neneziana
neo- {prefix} /ˈnioʊ/ (new)  :: neo-
neo- {prefix} (contemporary)  :: neo-
neoantigen {n}  :: neoantigene {m}
Neo-Attic {adj}  :: neoattico
neocolonialism {n} (colonial linguistic expression)  :: neocolonialismo {m}
neocortex {n} (part of mammal brain)  :: neocorteccia {f}
neocortical {adj} (pertaining to the neocortex)  :: neocorticale
neocriticism {n}  :: neocriticismo {m}
neocriticist {n}  :: neocriticista {m-f}
neodymium {n} /nɪə(ʊ)ˈdɪmɪəm/ (chemical element)  :: neodimio {m}
neofascism {n} (right-wing political movement)  :: neofascismo {m}
neofascist {adj} (of or pertaining to neofascism)  :: neofascista {m} {f}
neofascist {n} (a follower of neofascism)  :: neofascista {m} {f}
neoformed {adj} (newly-formed)  :: neoformato
neogothic {adj}  :: neogotico {m}
neoguelphism {n} (Italian movement)  :: neoguelfismo
neo-historicism {n}  :: neostoricismo {m}
neoidealist {n}  :: neoidealista {m-f}
neokorate {n}  :: neocoria {f}
neokoros {n}  :: neocoro {m}
neoliberalism {n} (political movement)  :: neoliberismo {m}
Neolithic {prop} /ˌni.oʊˈlɪθ.ɪk/ (the New Stone Age)  :: neolitico {m}
neologism {n} /niːˈɒlədʒɪzəm/ (recently coined word)  :: neologismo {m}
neon {n} /ˈni.ɒn/ (element)  :: neon {m}, neo {m}
neonatal {adj} (of or pertaining to the time immediately birth)  :: neonatale
neonatology {n} /ˌniːəʊnəˈtɒlədʒi/ (branch of medicine that deals with newborn infants)  :: neonatologia {f}
neo-Nazi {n} (person who believes in a Nazi ideology)  :: neonazista {m} {f}
neo-Nazi {n} (insult: person with right-wing views)  :: neonazista
neo-Nazism {n} (the ideology held by neo-Nazis)  :: neonazismo {m}
neon lamp {n} (small gas discharge lamp)  :: lampada al neon {f}
neophilia {n} (love of new things)  :: neofilia {f}
neophobia {n} /niːəˈfəʊbɪə/ (fear of new things)  :: neofobia {f}
neophyte {n} /ˈni.əˌfaɪt/ (beginner)  :: neofita {m} {f}
neophyte {n} (novice (recent convert))  :: neofita {m} {f}
neoplasm {n} (abnormal new growth of disorganized tissue)  :: neoplasma {m}
neoplastic {adj} (relating to neoplasm)  :: neoplastico
Neoplatonic {adj} (of or pertaining to Neoplatonism)  :: neoplatonico
Neoplatonism {prop} (school of philosophy)  :: neoplatonismo {m}
neoprene {n} /ˈniɵpɹin/ (synthetic rubber, a polymer of chloroprene, used in various consumer products)  :: neoprene {m}
neorealism {n} (movement in art)  :: neorealismo {m}
neorealistic {adj} (pertaining to neorealism)  :: neorealistico
neo-Ricardian {adj}  :: neoricardiano {m}
neo-romantic {adj}  :: neoromantico
neo-romanticism {n}  :: neoromanticismo {m}
neoteny {n} /niˈɑːtəni/ (retention of juvenile characteristics in the adult)  :: neotenia {f}
neoteny {n} (sexual maturity of an organism still in its larval stage)  :: neotenia {f}
neo-Thomism {n}  :: neotomismo {m}
neoytterbia {n} (former name of ytterbium)  :: neoitterbio {m}
Nepal {prop} /nɪˈpɔːl/ (Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal)  :: Nepal {m}
nepheline {n} (feldspathoid mineral)  :: nefelina {f}
nephelopia {n}  :: nefelopia {f}
nephew {n} /ˈnɛf.ju/ (fraternal or sororal nephew, see also: fraternal nephew; sororal nephew)  :: nipote {m}
nephology {n} /nɪˈfɒlədʒi/ (branch of meteorology)  :: nefologia {f}
nephoscopy {n}  :: nefoscopia {f}
nephralgia {n} (pain in the kidneys)  :: nefralgia {f}
nephrectomy {n} (the surgical removal of a kidney)  :: nefrectomia {f}
nephridium {n}  :: nefridio {m}
nephrite {n} (semi-precious stone)  :: nefrite {f}
nephritis {n} (inflammation of the kidney)  :: nefrite {f}
nephro- {prefix} (of or relating to the kidneys)  :: nefro-
nephrocarcinoma {n}  :: nefrocarcinoma {m}
nephrogenic {adj} (that forms the tissues of the kidney)  :: nefrogenico
nephrolith {n} (kidney stone) SEE: kidney stone  ::
nephrologist {n} (physician)  :: nefrologo {m}
nephrology {n} (branch of medicine that deals with the kidneys)  :: nefrologia {f}
nephropexy {n}  :: nefropessi {f}
nephroplegia {n}  :: nefroplegia {f}
nephrorrhaphy {n}  :: nefrorrafia {f}
nephrosic {adj} (of or pertaining to nephrosis)  :: nefrosico
nepotism {n} /ˈnɛp.ə.tɪ.zəm/ (favoring of relatives or personal friends)  :: nepotismo {m}
Neptune {prop} /ˈnɛptuːn/ (eighth planet of the solar system)  :: Nettuno {m}
Neptune {prop} (Roman god of the ocean)  :: Nettuno {m}
neptunium {n} (chemical element)  :: nettunio {m}
nerd {n} /nɝːd/ (intellectual, skillful person, generally introverted)  :: secchione {m}
neritic {adj}  :: neritico
Nero {prop} /ˈnɪəɹəʊ/ (Roman Emperor from 54 to 68)  :: Nerone {m}
nerve {n} /nɝv/ (bundle of neurons)  :: nervo {m}
nerve {n} ((botany) vein; grain in wood)  :: nervo {m}, * Italian: nervatura {f}
nerve {n} (courage)  :: coraggio {m}
nerve {n} (audacity)  :: faccia tosta {f}, sfacciataggine {f}
nerve {n} (agitation caused by a negative emotion)  :: nervi {m}
nerve {v} (strengthen) SEE: strengthen  ::
nerve {v} (encourage) SEE: encourage  ::
nerve agent {n} (weapon of mass destruction) SEE: nerve gas  ::
nerve fibre {n} (axon) SEE: axon  ::
nerve gas {n} (weapon of mass destruction)  :: gas nervino {m}
nervosity {n} (nervousness) SEE: nervousness  ::
nervous {adj} /ˈnɝː.vəs/ (easily agitated)  :: nervoso
nervous {adj} (apprehensive, anxious)  :: nervoso
nervous {adj} (relating to the nerves)  :: nervoso
nervously {adv} (in a nervous manner)  :: nervosamente
nervousness {n} (state or quality of being nervous)  :: nervosismo {m}
nervous system {n} (system which coordinates the activity of the body)  :: sistema nervoso {m}
nesonym {n} (toponym of an island)  :: nesonimo {m}
-ness {suffix} /nɪ̈s]/ (appended to adjectives to form nouns meaning "the state of being...", "the quality of being...", or "the measure of being...")  :: -ità, -ezza
nest {n} /nɛst/ (bird-built structure)  :: nido {m}
nest {n} (place for depositing eggs)  :: nido {m}
nest {n} (snug residence)  :: nido {m}
nest {n} (retreat)  :: nido {m}
nest {n} (hideout)  :: nido {m}
nest {v} (to build or settle into a nest)  :: annidarsi
nest box {n} (birdhouse) SEE: birdhouse  ::
nest egg {n} (egg placed in a bird's nest)  :: uovo per nido, nidiandolo {m}, endice {m}
nest egg {n} (savings)  :: gruzzolo {m}, risparmio {m}
nestle {v} /ˈnɛsəl/ (to settle oneself comfortably and snugly)  :: accomodarsi
Nestorian {adj} (related to the teachings of Nestorius)  :: nestoriano {m}
Nestorian {n} (A member of a "Nestorian" church)  :: nestoriano {m}, nestoriana {f}
net {n} /nɛt/ (mesh of string, cord or rope)  :: rete {f}
net {n} (device for catching fish, butterflies etc.)  :: rete {f}, retino {m}
net {n} (anything that has the appearance of a net)  :: rete {f}
net {n} (figurative: trap)  :: rete {f}
net {n} (interconnecting system)  :: rete {f}
net {v} (catch by means of a net)  :: impigliare in una rete , intrappolare con una rete , irretire
net {adj} (remaining after expenses or deductions)  :: netto
net {adj} (final)  :: finale
nether {adj} /nɛð.ɚ/ (lower)  :: inferiore
nether {adj} (beneath the earth's surface)  :: sotterraneo
Netherlandic {prop} (Dutch) SEE: Dutch  ::
Netherlandish {prop} (Dutch) SEE: Dutch  ::
Netherlands {prop} /ˈnɛ.ðə.ləndz/ (country in northwestern Europe, see also: Holland)  :: Paesi Bassi {m-p}, Olanda {f}
Netherlands {adj} (pertaining to the Netherlands)  :: olandese
Netherlands Antilles {prop} (former autonomous territory)  :: Antille olandesi {p}
netizen {n} (member of Internet community)  :: internauta {f}
nettle {n} /ˈnɛt(ə)l/ (stinging herb of genus Urtica)  :: ortica {f}
nettle-rash {n} (itchy areas of the skin) SEE: urticaria  ::
nettlesome {adj} (causing irritation)  :: urticante
network {n} /nɛtwɝk/ (fabric or structure of fibrous elements)  :: rete {f}, reti {f-p}
network {n} (interconnected group or system)  :: rete {f}
network {n} (multiple computers and other devices connected together)  :: rete {f}
Neuchâtel {prop} (canton)  :: Canton Neuchâtel
neumatic {adj} (written using neumes)  :: neumatico
neume {n} /n(j)um/ (sign used in early musical notation)  :: neuma {f}
neural {adj} /ˈnʊɹəl/ (of or relating to the nerves)  :: neurale
neuralgia {n} (nerve pain)  :: nevralgia {f}
neuralization {n}  :: neuralizzazione {f}
neurasthenic {adj} /ˌnʊɹəsˈθɛnɪk/ (pertaining to neurasthenia)  :: nevrastenico
neuro- {prefix} /ˈn(j)ʊɹoʊ/ (relating to nerves or the nervous system)  :: neuro-
neuroanastomosis {n}  :: neuroanastomosi {f}
neuroballistic {adj}  :: neurobalistico
neurobiologism {n}  :: neurobiologismo {m}
neuroblast {n} (embryonic cell that develops into a nerve cell)  :: neuroblasto {m}
neuroblastoma {n} (form of cancer)  :: neuroblastoma {m}
neurochemist {n} (professional in the field of neurochemistry)  :: neurochimico {m}, neurochimica {f}
neurocranium {n} (anatomy: the part of the cranium that encloses the brain)  :: neurocranio {m}
neurodynia {n}  :: neurodinia {f}
neuroepithelial {adj} (of or relating to the neuroepithelium)  :: neuroepiteliale
neuroglycopenia {n} (shortage of glucose in the brain)  :: neuroglicopenia {f}
neurohormone {n} (hormone that stimulates the nervous system)  :: neurormone {m}
neuroimmunological {adj} (of or pertaining to neuroimmunology)  :: neuroimmunologico
neuroleptic {n} (pharmacology: an antipsychotic drug)  :: neurolettico {m}
neuroleptic {adj} (pharmacology: having antipsychotic properties)  :: neurolettico
neuroma {n} (tumor composed of nerve cells)  :: neuroma {m}
neuronal {adj} (of, or relating to a neuron)  :: neuronale
neurooncology {n} (study of brain neoplasms)  :: neurooncologia
neuropathic {adj} (of, or relating to neuropathy)  :: neuropatico, neurolabile
neuropathology {n} (pathology of the nervous system)  :: neuropatologia {f}
neuropeptide {n} (peptide that function as a neurotransmitter)  :: neuropeptide {m}
neurophysiologist {n} (a scientist who studies neurophysiology)  :: neurofisiologo {m}
neurophysiology {n} (branch of physiology that deals with the nervous system)  :: neurofisiologia {f}
neurophysiopathologist {n}  :: neurofisiopatologo {m}
neurophysiopathology {n} (physiopathology of the nervous system)  :: neurofisiopatologia {f}
neuroprosthetics {n} (design and manufacture of neural prosthetics)  :: neuroprotesi {f}
neuroscience {n} (scientific study of the nervous system)  :: neuroscienza {f}
neurosis {n} (mental disorder)  :: nevrosi {f}, neurosi {f}
neurotic {n} (person who has a neurosis)  :: isterico, nevrotico
neurovascular {adj} (of or pertaining to nerves and blood vessels)  :: neurovascolare
neuter {adj} /ˈnuːtɚ/ (grammar: having a form which is not masculine nor feminine)  :: neutro
neuter {adj} (grammar: intransitive, see also: intransitive)  :: neutro {m}
neuter {adj}  :: neutro
neuter {v} (to remove sex organs from an animal)  :: castrare
neutral {adj} /ˈnjuːtɹəl/ (not taking sides in a conflict)  :: neutrale
neutral {adj} (chemistry: neither acidic nor alkaline)  :: neutro, neutrale
neutral {n} (electrical terminal)  :: neutro {m}
neutralino {n} (hypothetical particle)  :: neutralino
neutralisation {n} (neutralisation) SEE: neutralization  ::
neutralise {v} (to make inactive or ineffective)  :: neutralizzare
neutrality {n} /nuˈtɹæləti/ (state of being neutral; taking no part on either side)  :: neutralità {f} (all senses)
neutralization {n} (neutralization)  :: neutralizzazione {f}
neutrinic {adj} (physics: relating to neutrinos)  :: neutrinico
neutrino {n} /njuːˈtɹiːnoʊ/ (en elementary particle with extremely small mass and no electric charge)  :: neutrino {m}
neutron {n} /ˈn(j)uːtɹɒn/ (subatomic particle)  :: neutrone {m} (attributive neutronico)
neutronium {n} (neutron star material)  :: neutronio {m}
neutron number {n} (number of neutrons in the nucleus)  :: numero neutronico {m}
neutron star {n} (star composed of neutrons)  :: stella neutronica {f}
neutropause {n} (boundary)  :: neutropausa {f}
neutrophil {adj} /ˈnjuːtɹəfɪl/ (easily stained by neutral dyes)  :: neutrofilo
neutrosphere {n}  :: neutrosfera {f}
Neva {prop} (river)  :: Neva {f}
never {adv} /ˈnɛ.vɚ/ (at no time)  :: mai, giammai [emphatic, obsolete]
never again {adv} (at no time in the future)  :: mai più
never ever {adv} (emphatic never)  :: giammai
never in a month of Sundays {adv} (at no time)  :: mai e poi mai
neverland {n} (an ideal or imaginary place)  :: isola che non c'è
never mind {v} (it is not important)  :: non importa
never mind {v} (do not be concerned (about someone or something, or about doing something))  :: non si preoccupi, non preoccuparti
never mind {v} (I was wrong; I withdraw my previous statement)  :: come non detto
nevermore {adv} (never again) SEE: never again  ::
never say die {interj} (do not despair)  :: mai dire mai
nevertheless {adv} /ˈnɛvɚðəlɛs/ (in spite of what preceded)  :: nondimeno, tuttavia, eppure, nonostante, ciononostante
nevus {n} (benign lesion on skin) SEE: mole  ::
new {adj} /n(j)u/ (recently made or created)  :: nuovo
new {adj} (additional, recently discovered)  :: nuovo
new {adj} (distinguishing something established more recently)  :: nuovo
new {adj} (refreshed, reinvigorated)  :: fresco {m}, fresca {f}
new {adj} (of recent origin)  :: nuovo
newb {n} (newbie) SEE: newbie  ::
newbie {n} /ˈnjuːbi/ (new (inexperienced) user or participant)  :: nabbo {m}, niubbo {m}
New Brunswick {prop} /njuː ˈbɹʌnz.wɪk/ (province in eastern Canada)  :: Nuovo Brunswick {m}
New Caledonia {prop} /ˈnu ˌkæl.ɪˈdoʊ.ni.ə/ (overseas territory of France)  :: Nuova Caledonia {f}
Newcastle disease {n} (disease of poultry)  :: malattia di Newcastle {f}
New Delhi {prop} /njuː ˈdɛli/ (capital of India)  :: Nuova Delhi {f}
New England {prop} (six states of the United States)  :: Nuova Inghilterra {f}
Newfoundland {prop} /ˈn(j)uˌfaʊnd.lənd/ (Island off the coast of Eastern Canada.)  :: Terranova {f}
New Guinea {prop} (large island)  :: Nuova Guinea {f}
New Mexico {prop} /nu ˈmɛʊ/ (US State)  :: Nuovo Messico {m}
new moon {n} (phase of moon when in conjunction with sun)  :: luna nuova {f}
newness {n} (novelty)  :: novità {f}
news {n} /n(j)uːz/ (new information of interest)  :: novità {f-p}, notizie {f-p}, fatto {m}, avvenimento {m}
news {n} (reports of current events)  :: notizie {f-p}, telegiornale {m} [on television]
newsagent {n} (person)  :: giornalaio {m}, edicolante {m}
news conference {n} (press conference) SEE: press conference  ::
New South Wales {prop} (one state of Australia)  :: Nuovo Galles del Sud {m}
newspaper {n} /ˈn(j)usˌpeɪpɚ/ (publication)  :: giornale {m}, quotidiano {m}
newspaper {n} (paper on which newspapers are printed)  :: carta da giornale {f}
Newspeak {prop} (fictional language)  :: neolingua
newsreel {n}  :: cinegiornale {m}
newsroom {n} /ˈnjuːzɹuːm/ (the office of a news organisation)  :: redazione {f}
newsstand {n} (open stall where newspapers and magazines are on sale)  :: edicola {f}
newt {n} (type of salamander)  :: tritone {m}
New Testament {prop} (second half of the Christian Bible)  :: Nuovo Testamento {m}
newton {n} (derived unit of force)  :: newton {m}
Newtonian {adj} (related to Newton)  :: newtoniano
New World {prop} (North America and South America)  :: Nuovo Mondo {m}
New Year {n} (January 1 in the Julian and Gregorian calendar and the days following)  :: anno nuovo {m}
New Year's Day {n} (holiday occurring on January 1st)  :: capodanno {m}
New Year's Eve {prop} (holiday on December 31st)  :: capodanno {m}
New York {prop} /nuː ˈjɔɹk/ (state)  :: New York {m}
New York {prop} (city) SEE: New York City  ::
New York City {prop} (large city in the USA)  :: New York {f}, Nuova York {f}
New Yorker {n} (a native or resident of New York City)  :: newyorkese {m} {f}, newyorchese {m} {f}, [dated] nuovaiorchese {m} {f}
New Zealand {prop} /nju ˈziː.lənd/ (country in Oceania)  :: Nuova Zelanda {f}
New Zealander {n} (a person from New Zealand or of New Zealand descent)  :: neozelandese
next {adj} /nɛkst/ (following in a sequence)  :: seguente, successivo, prossimo
next {adj} (being closer to the present location than all other items)  :: vicino, prossimo
next {adj} (nearest date, time, space or order)  :: più vicino, prossimo
next {adv} (In a time, place or sequence closest or following)  :: accanto, vicino
next {adv} (On the first subsequent occasion)  :: dopo, poi
next {prep} (on the side of)  :: vicino a, accanto a, presso
next {n} (the one that follows after this one (in languages with a definite article that is generally required in this sense))  :: il prossimo {m}, la prossima {f}
next {prep} (next to) SEE: next to  ::
next door {adv} (in the adjacent place)  :: accanto a
nextly {adv} (next) SEE: next  ::
next of kin {n} (closest blood relative, often heir to inheritance)  :: parente prossimo {m}, parente stretto {m}, familiare stretto {m}
next to {prep} (beside; alongside)  :: vicino a
next to last {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate  ::
next to nothing {pron} (very little)  :: quasi niente, una miseria
nexus {n} /ˈnɛk.səs/ (connection)  :: nesso {m}, legame {m}, connessione {f}
nexus {n} (connected group)  :: cose (idee, concetti, etc) connesse (or connessi according to the gender)
nexus {n} (centre of something)  :: centro {m}
niacin {n} (water-soluble vitamin)  :: niacina
nib {n} /nɪb/ (tip of a pen)  :: punta {f}
nib {n} (bill of a bird)  :: rostro {m}, becco {m}
nibble {n} (a small, quick bite taken with the front teeth)  :: boccone {m}, morso {m}, morsetto {m}, bocconcino {m}
nibble {n} (small snacks)  :: stuzzichino {m}
nibble {v} (eat with small bites)  :: rosicchiare, mordicchiare, rosicare
nibble {v} (bite lightly)  :: mordicchiare
nibble {n} ((computing) A unit of memory equal to half a byte, or four bits)  :: unità di 4 bit {f}, semibyte {m}
nibling {n} /ˈnɪblɪŋ/ (a nephew or niece)  :: nipote {m}, nipote {m} {f}
Nicaea {prop} /naɪˈsiːə/ (ancient city)  :: Nicea {f}
Nicaragua {prop} /ˌnɪk.əˈɹɑ.ɡwə/ (a country in Central America)  :: Nicaragua
nice {adj} /naɪs/ (pleasant)  :: (person) simpatico {m}, simpatica {f}, (thing) piacevole {m}{f}, gentile {m} {f}
nice {adj} (attractive)  :: bello {m}, bella {f}
nice {adj} (having a pleasant taste or aroma)  :: buono {m}, buona {f}
Nice {prop} /niːs/ (city in France)  :: Nizza {f}
Nicene Creed {prop} (official creed of the early Christian church stating tenets of the Christian faith)  :: credo niceno {m}
nice to meet you {phrase} (pleased to meet you) SEE: pleased to meet you  ::
niche {n} /nɪt͡ʃ/ (cavity, hollow, or recess)  :: nicchia {f}, edicola {f}
niche {n} (ecological function of an organism)  :: nicchia {f}
Nicholas {prop} /ˈnɪk.ə.ləs/ (male given name)  :: Nicola, Niccolò
nickel {n} /ˈnɪk.əl/ (element)  :: nichel {m}, nickelio {m}
nickel {n} (coin)  :: moneta di cinque centesimi {f}, nichelino {m}
nickel-plated {adj} (coated with nickel)  :: nichelato
nickname {n} /ˈnɪkneɪm/ (familiar, invented given name)  :: soprannome {m}
nickname {v} (to give a nickname to)  :: soprannominare
Nicodemism {n}  :: nicodemismo {m}
Nicodemite {n} /nɪkəˈdiːmʌɪt/  :: nicodemita {m-f}
Nicola {prop} /ˈnɪ.kə.lə/ (feminine form of Nicholas)  :: Nicoletta
Nicolaism {n}  :: nicolaismo {m}
Nicole {prop} (female given name) SEE: Nicola  ::
Nicomachean {adj} (of or pertaining to Nicomachus)  :: nicomacheo
Nicopolis {prop} (city in Epirus)  :: Nicopoli {f}
Nicosia {prop} /ˌnɪkəˈsiːə/ (capital of Cyprus)  :: Nicosia {f}
nicotine {n} /ˈnɪkətiːn/ (addictive alkaloid derived from tobacco)  :: nicotina {f}
nicotinism {n} (nicotine poisoning)  :: nicotinismo {m}
nictemeral {adj} (varying regularly with a day / night cycle)  :: nittemerale
nictitating {adj} /ˈnɪktɪteɪtɪŋ/ (winking, blinking)  :: nittitante
nidamental {adj}  :: nidamentale
nidicolous {adj} (tending to stay at the nest or birthplace)  :: nidicolo
nidiform {adj} /ˈnaɪdɪfɔːm/ (nest-shaped)  :: nidiforme
nidifugous {adj}  :: nidifugo
nidify {v} /ˈnɪd.əˌfaɪ/ (to make a nest)  :: nidificare
Nidwalden {prop} (Canton)  :: Canton Nidvaldo
niece {n} /niːs/ (fraternal or sororal niece, see also: fraternal niece; sororal niece)  :: nipote {f}
niece-in-law {n} (Niece of someone's husband.) SEE: niece  ::
niece-in-law {n} (Niece of someone's wife.) SEE: niece  ::
nief {n} (fist) SEE: fist  ::
Nietzschean {adj} /ˈni.t͡ʃi.ən/ (pertaining to Nietzsche or his writings)  :: nietzschiano, nicciano, nietzscheano
Nietzschean {n} (a supporter of Nietzsche's ideas)  :: nietzschiano {m}, nietzschiana {f}, nicciano {m}, nicciana {f}, nietzscheano {m}, nietzscheana {f}
Nietzscheanism {n} /ˈni.t͡ʃi.ənɪzəm/ (philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche)  :: nietzschianesimo {m}, niccianesimo {m}, nietzscheanesimo {m}
nifty {adj} /ˈnɪfti/ (good, useful)  :: valido, buono
Niger {prop} /ˈnaɪ.dʒə(ɹ)/ (country)  :: Niger {m}
Nigeria {prop} /naɪˈdʒɪə.ɹɪə/ (a country in Western Africa)  :: Nigeria {f}
Nigerian {n} (person)  :: nigeriano
Nigerian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Nigeria, the Nigerian people or culture)  :: nigeriano
niggard {v} (a miser or stingy person) SEE: skinflint  ::
nigger {n} /ˈnɪɡə(ɹ)/ (negro person)  :: negro
night {n} /naɪt/ (period between sunset and sunrise)  :: notte {f}
nightcap {n} (warm cap worn at night)  :: berretto da notte {m}
nightclub {n} (establishment that is open late at night)  :: notturno {m}, night club {m}, discoteca {f}
nightdress {n} (sleeping garment worn by women) SEE: nightgown  ::
nightfall {n} (the close of the day; the coming of night)  :: crepuscolo {m}
nightgown {n} (sleeping garment worn by women)  :: camicia da notte {f}
nighthawk {n} (night owl) SEE: night owl  ::
nighthawk {n} /ˈnaɪthɑk/ (Caprimulgus europaeus)  :: nottolone {m}
nighthawk {n} (New World nightjar)  :: nottolone {m}
nightie {n} (sleeping garment worn by women) SEE: nightgown  ::
nightingale {n} /ˈnaɪtɪŋɡeɪl/ (bird)  :: usignolo {m}
nightlife {n} /ˈnaɪtˌlaɪf/ (Selection of nocturnal activities)  :: vita notturna {f}
nightly {adj} /ˈnaɪtli/ (occurring every night)  :: notturno
nightly {adv} (every night)  :: di notte, ogni notte
nightmare {n} /naɪt.mɛəɹ/ (dream)  :: incubo {m}, brutto sogno
nightmare {n} (experience)  :: incubo {m}
nightmarish {adj} (resembling a nightmare)  :: da incubo
night owl {n} ((idiomatic) one who stays up late at night or goes to bed late)  :: nottambulo {m}, nottolone {m}
night safe {n}  :: cassa continua {f}
nightshade {n} (deadly nightshade) SEE: deadly nightshade  ::
nightshirt {n} (shirt-like garment) SEE: nightgown  ::
nightstand {n} (small table placed at the head side of a bed)  :: comodino {m}
nightwandering {adj} (wandering at night)  :: nottivago
nigraniline {n}  :: nigranilina {f}
nihilism {n} /ˈnaɪəˌlɪz(ə)m/ (negation of one or more aspects of life; extreme philosophical scepticism)  :: nichilismo {m}
nihilism {n} (rejection of all moral principles)  :: nichilismo {m}
nihonium {n} /nɪˈhoʊ.ni.əm/  :: nihonio {m}
Nijmegen {prop} (city in the Netherlands)  :: Nimega
Nike {prop} /ˈnaɪkɪ/ (Greek goddess of victory)  :: Nike
nikud {n} (system of diacritics for Hebrew)  :: nikud {m}
Nile {prop} /naɪl/ (river)  :: Nilo {m}
Nilean {adj} (Nilotic) SEE: Nilotic  ::
nilgai {n} (large antelope of northern India)  :: nilgau {m}
Nilotic {adj} /naɪˈlɑtɪk/ (pertaining to the Nile)  :: nilotico, niliaco
nimble {adj} /ˈnɪmbl̩/ (quick and light in movement or action)  :: agile, leggero, svelto
nimble {adj} (quick-witted and alert)  :: intelligente, versatile, sveglio, pronto
nimbleness {n} /ˈnɪm.bəl.nɪs/ (the quality of being nimble)  :: leggerezza {f}, agilità {f}, scioltezza {f}
nimbostratus {n} (cloud type)  :: nimbostrato {m}
nimbus {n} /ˈnɪmbəs/ (circle of light; halo)  :: nimbo {m}
Nimzowitsch Defence {n} (chess opening 1.e4 Nc6)  :: difesa Nimzowitsch {f}
Nina {prop} /ˈniːˌnə/ (female given name)  :: Nina
nincompoop {n} /ˈnɪŋ.kəm.puːp/ (silly or foolish person)  :: cretino, imbecille, stupido, idiota, coglione, babbeo {m}
nine {num} /naɪn/ (cardinal number)  :: nove
nine {n} (the digit or figure 9)  :: nove
nine {n}  :: nove {m}
nine hundred {num} /ˈnaɪn ˈhʌn.dɹəd/ (cardinal number 900)  :: novecento {m} {f}
nineteen {num} /ˈnaɪn.tiːn/ (cardinal number)  :: diciannove
nineteenth {adj} /ˌnaɪnˈtiːnθ/ (the ordinal form of the number nineteen)  :: diciannovesimo {m}, diciannovesima {f} (before the noun) (abbreviations 19º {m}, 19ª {f}); (in names of monarchs and popes) diciannovesimo {m}, diciannovesima {f} (after the name) (abbreviation XIX)
nineteenth {n}  :: diciannovesimo {m}, diciannovesima {f} , diciannovesimo {m}
nine thousand {num} (9000)  :: novemila
ninetieth {adj} /ˈnaɪnti.əθ/ (ordinal form of ninety)  :: novantesimo, 90º
ninetieth {n} (person or thing in the ninetieth position)  :: novantesimo {m}
ninetieth {n} (one of ninety equal parts of a whole)  :: novantesimo {m}
ninety {num} /ˈnaɪn.ti/ (90)  :: novanta
ninety-eight {num} (98)  :: novantaotto
ninety-five {num} (95)  :: novantacinque
ninety-four {num} (94)  :: novantaquattro
ninety-nine {n} (cardinal number 99)  :: novantanove
ninety-one {num} (cardinal number ninety-one)  :: novantuno
ninety-seven {num} (97)  :: novantasette
ninety-six {num} (96)  :: novantasei
ninety-three {num} (93)  :: novantatré
ninety-two {num} (92)  :: novantadue
Nineveh {prop} /ˈnɪnɪvə/ (capital of Assyria)  :: Ninive {f}
ninhydrin {n} (organic compound: 2,2-dihydroxyindane-1,3-dione)  :: ninidrina {f}
ninja {n} /ˈnɪn.dʒə/ (person trained in stealth, espionage, assassination and ninjutsu)  :: ninja {m} {f}
Nintendo {n} /nɪnˈtɛndəʊ/ (Nintendo Entertainment System, or other video game system made by Nintendo)  :: Nintendo, Nintendo {f}
ninth {adj} /naɪnθ/ (ordinal form of nine)  :: nono (before the noun) (abbreviations 9º; (in names of monarchs and popes) nono, (after the name) (abbreviation IX)
ninth {n} (something in the ninth position)  :: nono {m}, nona {f}
ninth {n} (one of nine equal parts of a whole)  :: nono {m}
niobic {adj} (relating to niobium)  :: niobico
niobium {n} (chemical element)  :: niobio {m}
nip and tuck {adv} (evenly matched with vacillating advantage)  :: testa a testa
nip and tuck {n} (skin-tightening cosmetic surgery)  :: ritidectomia {f}, lifting {m}
nip in the bud {v} /ˈnɪp.ɪn.ðəˈbʌd/ ((idiom) to prevent at an early stage)  :: troncare sul nascere, stroncare sul nascere
nipper {n} /ˈnɪpə(ɹ)/ (slang term for a small child)  :: pinza
nipple {n} /ˈnɪp(ə)l/ (projection of mammary gland)  :: capezzolo {m}, zizza {f}
nipple {n} (artificial nipple for bottle feeding)  :: tettarella {f}
nipplewort {n} (Lapsana communis)  :: lassana {f}
Nipponese {adj} (Japanese) SEE: Japanese  ::
Nipponese {prop} (Japanese) SEE: Japanese  ::
niqqud {n} (nikud) SEE: nikud  ::
nit {n} /nɪt/ (egg of a louse)  :: lendine {m}
nitpick {v} /ˈnɪt.pɪk/ (to correct minutiae or find fault)  :: cercare il pelo nell'uovo
nitpicker {n} /ˈnɪt.pɪk.ə(ɹ)/ (one who nitpicks)  :: pignolo
nitramidine {n}  :: nitramidina {f}
nitrary {n} (place where potassium nitrate is produced)  :: nitreria {f}, nitriera {f}
nitrate {n} /ˈnaɪˌtɹeɪt/ (any salt or ester of nitric acid)  :: nitrato {m}
nitrated {adj}  :: nitrato
nitration {n} (reaction with nitric acid)  :: nitrazione
nitrator {n}  :: nitratore
nitric {adj} (pertaining to nitrogen)  :: nitrico
nitric acid {n} (HNO3)  :: acido nitrico {m}
nitric oxide {n} (binary compound of nitrogen and oxygen)  :: ossido di azoto
nitride {n} /ˈnaɪtɹaɪd/ (compound of nitrogen)  :: nitruro {m}
nitriding {n} /ˈnaɪ.tɹaɪd.iŋ/ (method of hardening steel)  :: nitrurazione
nitrification {n} (act of nitrifying)  :: nitrificazione
nitrile {n} /ˈnaɪtɹaɪl/ (class of organic compounds)  :: nitrile
nitrite {n} /ˈnaɪtɹaɪt/ (salt or ester of nitrous acid)  :: nitrito
nitrite {n} (-NO2 and NO2-)  :: nitrito
nitrobacterium {n} (species)  :: nitrobatterio {m}
nitrocellulose {n} (the chemical nitrocellulose)  :: nitrocellulosa {f}
nitroformate {n}  :: nitroformiato {m}
nitrogen {n} /ˈnaɪ.tɹə.dʒən/ (chemical element)  :: azoto {m}
nitrogen dioxide {n} (the binary compound NO2)  :: diossido di azoto
nitrogen fixation {n} (the conversion of atmospheric nitrogen)  :: azotofissazione {f}
nitrogen-fixing {adj} (able to convert inorganic nitrogen)  :: azotofissatore
nitrogen monoxide {n} (nitric oxide) SEE: nitric oxide  ::
nitroglycerine {n} (the compound glyceryl-tri-nitrate)  :: nitroglicerina {f}
nitroglycol {n}  :: nitroglicol {m}
nitro-hydrochloric acid {n} (aqua regia) SEE: aqua regia  ::
nitrous {adj} (of or relating to nitrogen)  :: nitroso
nitrous acid {n} (weak acid, HNO2)  :: acido nitroso {m}
nitrox {n} (mix of nitrogen and oxygen)  :: nitrox {m}
Niue {prop} /ˈnjuːeɪ/ (Republic of Niue)  :: Niue
Nivkh {prop} (language)  :: nivkh
Nivôse {prop} /niˈvoʊz/ (the fourth month of the French Republican Calendar)  :: nevoso {m}
nix {n} /nɪks/ (colloquial: nothing)  :: niente
nizatidine {n} (antihistamine drug)  :: nizatidina {f}
Nizhny Novgorod {prop} (large city in Russia)  :: Nižnij Novgorod
no. {n} (number)  :: , n.,, N
no {determiner} (not any)  :: non, [emphatically] nessuno {m}
no {determiner} (used to show an activity is forbidden)  :: non [followed by an infinitive], vietato [followed by an infinitive], divieto di [followed by an infinitive or the corresponding noun]
no {particle} (used to show disagreement or negation)  :: no
no {n} (a negating expression)  :: no
Noah {prop} /ˈnoʊə/ (biblical character)  :: Noè {m}
Noah {prop} (male given name)  :: Noè
Noah's ark {prop} (the vessel built by Noah under God's instructions, as described in Genesis)  :: arca di Noè {f}
nobelium {n} (chemical element)  :: nobelio {m}
Nobel laureate {n} (person who has been awarded a Nobel Prize)  :: vincitore del premio Nobel {m}
Nobel Prize {n} /ˈnoʊˌbɛl ˈpɹaɪz/ (international prize)  :: premio Nobel {m}
nobility {n} /noʊˈbɪlɨti/ (noble or privileged social class)  :: nobiltà {f}
nobility {n} (the quality of being noble)  :: nobilità {f}
noble {adj} /ˈnoʊbəl/ (having honorable qualities)  :: nobile
noble rot {n} (fungus)  :: muffa nobile {f}
noblesse oblige {n} /noʊˌblɛs əˈbliʒ/ (the honourable obligation that is the responsibility of those of high rank)  :: noblesse oblige {m}
nobly {adv} /ˈnoʊbli/ (in a noble manner)  :: nobilmente
nobody {pron} (not any person; the logical negation of somebody) SEE: no one  ::
nocebo {n} /nəʊˈsiːbəʊ/ (pharmacologically inactive substance experienced as harmful due to previous negative perception)  :: nocebo {m}
nociception {n} (physiological process underlying the sensation of pain)  :: nocicezione {f}
no comment {interj} ("official" refusal to relay any further information)  :: no comment
no comment {interj} (refusal to say the obvious impolite retort)  :: no comment
noctilucent {adj} ((meteorology) glowing at night)  :: nottilucente {f}
noctivagant {adj} (nightwandering) SEE: nightwandering  ::
noctule {n} /ˈnɑktʃul/ (bat of the genus Nyctalus)  :: nottola {f}
nocturlabe {n}  :: notturlabio {m}
nocturne {n} /ˈnɒktɜːn/ (a dreamlike or pensive composition)  :: notturno {m}
nod {v} /nɒd/ (incline the head up and down)  :: cennare, annuire, accennare, scuotere
nod {v} (gradually fall asleep)  :: addormentarsi, appisolarsi, cadere in catalessi
nod {n} (instance of moving one's head)  :: cenno {m}
nodal {adj} (Relating to a node)  :: nodale
node {n} (computer attached to a network)  :: nodo
node {n} (vertex of a graph of a network)  :: nodo {m}
nod off {v} (fall asleep)  :: addormentarsi, assopirsi, cadere in catalessi
nodularin {n} (type of hepatotoxin)  :: nodularina {f}
no entry {phrase} (entry is forbidden)  :: entrata vietata, vietato entrare, divieto di entrare, divieto d'accesso, vietato l'accesso, accesso vietato
noetherian {adj} (math)  :: noetheriano
noetic {adj} /noʊˈɛt.ɪk/ (of or pertaining to the mind or intellect)  :: noetico
no fear {interj} (no way) SEE: no way  ::
no-frills {adj} (basic or simple)  :: senza fronzoli
Nogai {prop} (person)  :: nogai
noggin {n} /ˈnɑɡɨn/ (head)  :: zucca {f}
no holds barred {adj}  :: senza regole, senza restrizioni (literally, "without/no restrictions")
noise {n} /nɔɪz/ (various sounds, usually unwanted)  :: rumore {m}
noise {n} (level of variation in gene expression)  :: rumore
noise pollution {n} (excessive noise)  :: inquinamento acustico {m}
noisily {adv} (in a noisy manner)  :: rumorosamente
noisome {adj} /ˈnɔɪ.səm/ (hurtful or noxious to health)  :: nocivo, insalubre {m} {f}, malsano {m}
noisome {adj} (offensive to the senses)  :: disgustoso {m}, repulsivo {m}
noisy {adj} /ˈnɔɪzi/ (making a noise)  :: rumoroso
noisy {adj} (full of noise)  :: chiassoso
no kidding {interj} (exclamation of amazement)  :: sul serio, seriamente, scherzi a parte
nolens volens {adv} (willing or unwilling) SEE: willy-nilly  ::
no less {adv} (furthermore, not to mention)  :: nientemeno, nientedimeno, nientepopodimeno
no longer {adv} (not any more)  :: non più
nomad {n} /ˈnoʊmæd/ (a member of society or class who wander with their herds)  :: nomade {m}
nomad {n} (a wanderer) SEE: wanderer  ::
nomadism {n} (way of life of a nomad)  :: nomadismo {m}
nomadistic {adj} (all senses)  :: nomadistico
no man's land {n} /ˈnoʊˌmænzˌlænd/ (place where no one can or should be)  :: terra di nessuno {f}
no man's land {n} (stretch of land between the border posts of two contiguous sovereign states)  :: terra di nessuno {f}
nomenclature {n} /ˈnoʊmənˌkleɪtʃəɹ/ (set of names or terms)  :: nomenclatura {f}
nominalization {n} (use of a verb or an adjective as a noun)  :: sostantivazione
nominative {n} (the nominative case) SEE: nominative case  ::
nominative {adj} /ˈnɒmɪnətɪv/ (giving a name, naming; designating)  :: nominativo {m}
nominative case {n} (case used to indicate the subject)  :: nominativo {m}
nominator {n} (One who nominates)  :: nominatore {m}
nominee {n} /ˌnɒmɪˈniː/ (a person named or designated to any office, duty or position)  :: prestanome {m} {f}
nom nom nom {interj} (sound of a person chewing)  :: gnam gnam
nomophylactic {adj}  :: nomofilattico
nomophylax {n}  :: nomofilace {m}
-nomy {suffix} (system of rules, laws, or knowledge about a particular field)  :: -nomia {f}
nonaggression {n} (a lack of aggression)  :: non belligeranza {f}
non-aggression principle {n}  :: principio di non aggressione {m}
nonagon {n} (A polygon with nine sides and nine angles)  :: nonagono {m}, ennagono {m}
nonane {n} (nonane)  :: nonano {m}
nonapplication {n} (failure to apply an existing rule)  :: disapplicazione {f}
nonce {n} (a stupid or worthless person) SEE: goof  ::
nonchurchgoer {n} (one who does not attend church)  :: non praticante
noncommissioned officer {n} (non-commissioned officer) SEE: non-commissioned officer  ::
non-commissioned officer {n} (person of authority in the military who has not received a commission)  :: sottufficiale {m}
non-compete {adj} (describing contractual clause)  :: di non concorrenza
nonconformism {n} (refusal to conform to common standards, conventions, rules, traditions or laws)  :: anticonformismo {m}
noncototient {n} (integer)  :: numero noncototiente {m}
non-disclosure agreement {n} (contract not to disclose certain information)  :: accordo di riservatezza {m}, accordo di confidenzialità {m}
none {pron} /nʌn/ (not any person)  :: nessuno {m}, nessuna {f}
none {pron} (not any thing)  :: nessuno {m}, nessuna {f}, niente
nonego {n} (philosophy: part of the psyche)  :: non-io {m}
nonentity {n} (an unimportant or insignificant person)  :: uomo da niente {m}, zero assoluto, nullità {f}, estraneo {m}, sconosciuto {m}
nones {n} (midday) SEE: noon  ::
nones {n} (midday meal) SEE: lunch  ::
nonet {n} (composition)  :: nonetto {m}
nonetheless {adv} /ˌnʌnðəˈlɛs/ (nevertheless)  :: nondimeno, malgrado ciò, ciononostante
non-Euclidean geometry {n} (Any system of geometry not based on the set of axioms of Euclidean geometry)  :: geometria non euclidea {f}
no news is good news {proverb} (lack of information suggests nothing bad)  :: Nulla nuova, buona nuova
nonexistent {adj} (not existent)  :: inesistente
nonfiction {n} (written works intended to give facts)  :: saggistico {m}, saggistica {f}
non-governmental organization {n} (organization with no government participation)  :: organizzazione non governativa {f}
nonillion {num} (1030)  :: quintilione
nonillion {num} (1054)  :: nonilione
nonius {n} /ˈnəʊnɪəs/ (device for adjusting the accuracy of mathematical instruments)  :: nonio {m}
nonkilling {n} (A precept or worldview)  :: nonuccidere {m}
nonlinear {adj} (of a set of points: not lying on a straight line)  :: non lineare
nonlinear {adj} (of a system: whose output is not directly proportional to its input)  :: non lineare
nonobservance {n} (failure to observe)  :: inosservanza {f}
nonpareil {n} /nɑnpəˈɹɛl/ (that has no equal)  :: impareggiabile, ineguagliabile
nonpareil {n} (6-point type)  :: nompariglia
non-player character {n} (a character in a role-playing game or computer game)  :: personaggio non giocante (PNG)
nonplussed {adj} /nɑnˈplʌst/ (bewildered)  :: perplesso
nonprofit {adj} (not seeking to produce a profit)  :: non a scopo di lucro
nonprofit {n} (nonprofit organization)  :: organizzazione non a scopo di lucro {f}
nonsense {n} /ˈnɑnsɛns/ (meaningless words)  :: sciocchezza {f}, senza senso, priva di significato, ridicolaggine {f}, a vanvera, idiozia {f}, assurdità {f}
nonsense {n} (untrue statement)  :: balla {f}, fandonia {f}, scemenza {f}, fola {f}, baggianata {f}
nonsense {adj} (resulting from the substitution of a nucleotide in a sense codon, causing it to become a stop codon)  :: senza senso
non-smoker {n} (somebody who does not smoke tobacco)  :: non fumatore {m}, non fumatrice {f}
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug {n} (group of drugs)  :: farmaco antinfiammatorio non steroideo {m}, FANS {m}
nonsymmetric {adj} (asymmetrical) SEE: asymmetrical  ::
nontotient {n} (integer)  :: numero nontotiente {m}
nonviolence {n} (philosophy that rejects violence)  :: nonviolenza {f}
noob {n} /n(j)uːb/ (newbie)  :: nabbo {m}
noodle {n} (fool) SEE: fool  ::
noodle {n} /nuːdl̩/ (string or strip of pasta)  :: (string) taglierino {m}, (strip) tagliatella {f}, fettuccina {f}, tagliolino {m}
no offense {phrase} (no offense)  :: senza offesa
nook {n} /nʊk/ (small corner formed by two walls)  :: angolo, nicchia {f}
nook {n} (hidden or secluded spot)  :: angolo, recesso {m}
noon {n} (midnight) SEE: midnight  ::
noon {n} /nuːn/ (midday)  :: mezzogiorno {m}
no one {pron} /ˈnoʊwʌn/ (not even a single person)  :: nessuno
noose {n} /nuːs/ (an adjustable loop or rope)  :: cappio {m}, laccio
noosphere {n} /ˈnoʊ.əsfɪəɹ/ (noosphere, theoretical stage of evolutionary development)  :: noosfera {f}
no pain, no gain {proverb} (discomfort is necessary to achieve goals)  :: per apparire bisogna soffrire [to appear you must suffer], chi non risica non rosica [who doesn't risk doesn't gnaw]
no parking {phrase} (no parking)  :: divieto di parcheggio
nope {v} /noʊp/ (informal "no")  :: no
no problem {interj} (it does not pose a problem)  :: nessun problema, non c'è problema
no problem {interj} (no thanks or apology is necessary)  :: non c'è di che, prego
nor {conj} /nɔːɹ/ (nor)  ::
norbixin {n} (the carboxylic acid of which bixin is the methyl ester)  :: norbissina {f}
Nordic countries {n}  :: paesi nordici {m-p}
Nord-Pas-de-Calais {prop} (region of France)  :: Nord-Passo di Calais {m}
Norfolk Island {prop} /ˈnɔɹ.fɔk ˈaɪ.lənd/ (external territory of Australia)  :: Isola Norfolk
noria {n} /ˈnɔɹ.i.ə/ (a water wheel with buckets)  :: noria {f}
norm {n} /nɔːm/ (that which is normal)  :: norma {f}
norm {n} (rule that is enforced by members of a community)  :: norma {f}
norm {n} (math: function that maps vectors to non-negative scalars)  :: norma {f}
normal {adj} /ˈnɔɹməl/ (according to norms or rules)  :: normale
normal {adj} (usual, ordinary)  :: normale
normalcy {n} /ˈnɔɹməlsi/ (state of being normal)  :: normalità {f}
normal distribution {n} (probability distribution)  :: distribuzione normale
normality {n} (state of being normal)  :: normalità {f}
normalization {n} (any process that makes something more normal or regular)  :: normalizzazione {f}
normal subgroup {n} (subgroup that is invariant under conjugation)  :: sottogruppo normale {m}, sottogruppo invariante {m}
Normandy {prop} (region of France)  :: Normandia {f}
normation {n} (establishment of a norm)  :: normazione {f}
normative {adj} /ˈnɔɹmətɪv/ (of, pertaining to, or using a norm or standard)  :: normativo
normativism {n}  :: normativismo {m}
normoergy {n}  :: normoergia {f}
normothermia {n} (condition of having normal body temperature)  :: normotermia {f}
normothermic {adj} /nɔɹmoʊˈθɝmɪk/ (having normal body temperature)  :: normotermico
Norse {adj} /nɔɹs/ (of Scandinavia/Norway)  :: norreno {m}
Norse {adj} (of North Germanic languages)  :: norreno {m}
Norse {prop} (Scandinavian/Norwegian people)  :: i norreni {m-p}
Norse {prop} (The ancient language spoken by Vikings)  :: norreno {m}
north {n} /nɔːθ/ (compass point)  :: nord {m}, settentrione {m}, mezzanotte
north {adj} (toward the north)  :: a nord
north {adj}  :: settentrionale, nordico
North African {adj} (of or pertaining to North Africa)  :: nordafricano
North African {n} (native or inhabitant of North Africa)  :: nordafricano
North America {prop} (continent)  :: America del Nord {f}
North Atlantic Treaty Organization {prop} (intergovernmental military alliance)  :: Organizzazione del Trattato Nord Atlantico {f}
North Dakota {prop} /ˈnɔɹθ dəˈkoʊ.tə/ (state of the United States of America)  :: Dakota del Nord
northeast {n} (compass point)  :: nordest {m}
northern {adj} /ˈnɔɹðɚn/ (facing, situated in or related to the north)  :: settentrionale, nordico, boreale
Northern Europe {prop} (sociopolitical region of Europe)  :: Europa settentrionale {f}
Northern European {adj} (Northern European)  :: nordeuropeo
northern greater galago {n} (Otolemur garnettii)  :: galagone gigante settentrionale {m}
Northern Hemisphere {n} (hemisphere to the north of its equator)  :: emisfero boreale {m}
Northern Ireland {prop} (Northern Ireland)  :: Irlanda del Nord {f}
Northern Irish {adj} (relating to Northern Ireland)  :: nordirlandese
northern lights {n} (the aurora of the northern hemisphere)  :: aurora boreale {f}
Northern Mariana Islands {prop} /ˈnɔɹ.ðɚn ˌmɛɹ.iˈæn.ə ˈaɪ.ləndz/ (archipelago)  :: Isole Marianne Settentrionali {f-p}
Northern Marianas {prop} (Northern Marianas)  :: Marianne settentrionali
northern pintail {n} (Anas acuta)  :: codone {m}
northern raccoon {n} (Procyon lotor) SEE: raccoon  ::
Northern Sotho {prop} (language)  :: sotho del nord {m}
Northern Territory {prop} (Territory in northern Australia)  :: Territorio del Nord
North Korea {prop} (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)  :: Corea del Nord {f}
North Korean {n} (person from North Korea)  :: nordcoreano {m}, nordcoreana {f}
North Korean {adj} (pertaining to North Korea)  :: nordcoreano
North Pole {prop} (northernmost point on Earth)  :: Polo nord
North Rhine-Westphalia {prop} (state)  :: Renania Settentrionale-Vestfalia
North Sea {prop} (an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean between Britain, Scandinavia and Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and France)  :: mare del Nord {m}
North Star {prop} (Pole Star) SEE: Pole Star  ::
northwest {n} (compass point)  :: nordovest
north wind {n} (wind blowing from the north)  :: tramontana {f} [specific]
Nortia {prop} (the goddess)  :: Norzia {f}
Norway {prop} /ˈnɔɹ.weɪ/ (Scandinavian country)  :: Norvegia {f}
Norway maple {n} (Acer platanoides)  :: acero riccio
Norwegian {prop} /nɔɹˈwiː.dʒən/ (language of Norway)  :: norvegese {m}
Norwegian {n} (native of Norway)  :: norvegese {m} {f}
Norwegian {adj} (of or pertaining to Norway)  :: norvegese {m} {f}
Norwegian {adj} (of or pertaining to Norwegians)  :: norvegese {m} {f}
Norwegian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Norwegian language)  :: norvegese {m} {f}
Norwegian forest cat {n} (domestic cat breed)  :: gatto delle foreste norvegesi
Norwegian Sea {prop} (part of the Atlantic)  :: Mar di Norvegia
nose {n} /noʊz/ (protuberance on the face)  :: naso {m}
nose {n} (snout, nose of an animal)  :: muso {m}, naso {m}
nose {n} (tip of an object)  :: muso {m}
nose {n} (skill at finding information)  :: fiuto {m}, naso {m}
noseband {n} (part of a bridle or halter)  :: capezzina {f}
nosebleed {n} /ˈnəʊzˌblid/ (a haemorrhage from the nose)  :: perdita di sangue dal naso, epistassi {f}
nosegay {n} /ˈnoʊz.ɡeɪ/ (A small bunch of fragrant flowers or herbs.)  :: erbe aromatiche, mazzolino {m}
nosey parker {n} (prying person)  :: ficcanaso {m}
nosh {n} (blowjob) SEE: blowjob  ::
nosh {v} (to perform fellatio (on)) SEE: blow  ::
nosh {n} (slang: food) SEE: grub  ::
nosh {n} (snack) SEE: snack  ::
nosh {v} (snack) SEE: snack  ::
no smoke without fire {proverb} (gossip or accusations are often substantiated by fact)  :: non c'è fumo senza arrosto
no smoking {phrase} (phrase used in notices indicating that the smoking of cigarettes is not permitted)  :: vietato fumare
nosology {n} (the systematic investigation or classification of disease)  :: nosologia {f}
no sooner said than done {phrase} (no sooner than something is said it will be done)  :: detto, fatto
nosoparasite {n}  :: nosoparassita {m}
nosotherapy {n}  :: nosoterapia {f}
nosotropic {adj}  :: nosotropico
nostalgia {n} /nɑˈstældʒə/  :: nostalgia {f}
nostalgia {n} (longing for home or familiar surroundings) SEE: homesickness  ::
Nostratic {prop} /nɑːˈstɹætɪk/ (language)  :: nostratico
nostril {n} /ˈnɒstɹɪl/ (either of the two orifices located on the nose)  :: narice {f}
no strings attached {adj} (characterized by an abscence of conditions or obligations)  :: senza se e senza ma
nosy {adj} /ˈnoʊzi/ (prying, inquisitive or curious in other’s affairs; tending to snoop or meddle)  :: ficcanaso
not {adv} /nɒt/ (negates meaning of verb)  :: non
not {conj} (And not)  :: mica
notable {adj} /ˈnoʊtəbəl/ (worthy of notice; remarkable)  :: notevole
notable {n} (person or thing of distinction)  :: [person] notabile {m}, persona importante {f}, cosa importante {f}
notary {n} (notary public)  :: notaio {m}
notary public {n} /ˈnəʊtəɹi ˈpʌblɪk/ (officer who can administer oaths and statutory declarations)  :: notaio
not at all {adv} (not)  :: non ... per niente
not at all {interj} (conventional reply to expression of gratitude)  :: prego, non c'è di che
notate {v} (to mark with spots or lines)  :: annotare
notation {n} /noʊˈteɪʃən/ (act or process of representing by a system or set of marks, signs, figures or characters)  :: notazione {f}
notation {n} (system of characters, symbols or abbreviated expressions used to express technical facts or quantities)  :: notazione {f}
notation {n} (specific note or piece of information written in such a notation)  :: notazione {f}
notational {adj} (of or pertaining to notation)  :: notazionale
not bad {adj} (reasonably good)  :: niente male, non male, non c'è male
notch {n} (V-shaped cut)  :: tacca {f}
notch {n} (such a cut, used for keeping a record)  :: tacca {f}
notch {n} (indentation)  :: incavo {m}
notch {n} (mountain pass)  :: gola {f}
note {n} /nəʊt/ (marginal comment or explanation)  :: nota {f}
note {n} (memorandum)  :: nota {f}, memoria {f}
note {n} (short informal letter)  :: memoria {f}
note {n} (musical sound)  :: nota
note {n} (banknote) SEE: banknote  ::
notebook {n} /ˈnoʊtˌbʊk/ (book)  :: blocco {m}, taccuino, quaderno {m}
notepad {n} (bound pad of paper)  :: taccuino
not even {adv} (constitutes an emphatic negation)  :: neppure, nemmeno, manco
not-for-profit {adj} (not aiming for profit) SEE: nonprofit  ::
not give a toss {v} (give a shit) SEE: give a shit  ::
not guilty {adj} (legally innocent of a crime of which one has been accused in a court of law)  :: incolpevole, inconfesso [having pleaded not guilty]
no, thanks {phrase} (no, thanks)  :: no, grazie
no thank you {interj} (polite way of saying no)  :: no, grazie
nothing {pron} /ˈnʌθɪŋ/ (not any thing)  :: niente, non + verb + niente, nulla
nothing ventured, nothing gained {proverb} (if one takes no risks, one will not gain any benefits) SEE: no pain, no gain  ::
notice {v} /ˈnoʊtɪs/ (to observe)  :: notare
notice board {n} (bulletin board) SEE: bulletin board  ::
notifiability {n}  :: notificabilità {f}
notifiable {adj} (all senses)  :: notificabile
notification {n} /ˌnoʊtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ (Act of notifying)  :: notificazione {f}
notify {v} /ˈnoʊtɪfaɪ/ ((transitive) to give (someone) notice of (something))  :: notificare
notion {n} /ˈnoʊʃən/ (mental apprehension of whatever may be known or imagined; an idea; a conception)  :: nozione
notochord {n}  :: notocorda {f}
notorious {adj} (known widely and infamously)  :: famigerato
notoriously {adv} /nəˈtɔːɹɪəsli/ (In a notorious or notable manner)  :: notoriamente
no trespassing {phrase} (phrase forbidding access to a place)  :: accesso vietato
not touch something with a ten foot pole {v} (to avoid at all costs)  :: [idiomatic] essere come il diavolo e l'acqua santa
notwithstanding {adv} (never the less) SEE: nevertheless  ::
not yet {adv} (expected to happened but has not for the moment)  :: non ancora
Nouakchott {prop} (capital of Mauritania)  :: Nouakchott
nought {n} /nɔːt/ (zero)  :: zero
noughts and crosses {n} (game) SEE: tic-tac-toe  ::
noumenal {adj} (of or pertaining to the noumenon)  :: noumenico
noumenon {n} /ˈnuːmənɒn/ (thing as it is independent of any conceptualization, see also: thing-in-itself)  :: noumeno {m}
noun {n} /naʊn/ (grammatical category (narrow sense))  :: sostantivo {m}, nome sostantivo {m}
noun {n} (grammatical category (broad sense))  :: nome
noun {v} (convert into a noun) SEE: substantivise  ::
noun substantive {n} (noun) SEE: noun  ::
nourish {v} /ˈnʌɹ.ɪʃ/ (to feed and cause to grow)  :: nutrire
nova {n} /ˈnəʊ.və/ (sudden brightening of a star)  :: nova {f}
Nova Gorica {prop} (town in Slovenia)  :: Nuova Gorizia {f}
Novara {prop} (province)  :: Novara
Novara {prop} (town)  :: Novara {f}
Nova Scotia {prop} /ˌnoʊ.və ˈskoʊ.ʃə/ (province in eastern Canada)  :: Nuova Scozia {f}
novation {n}  :: novazione {f}
Novaya Zemlya {prop} (archipelago in Russia)  :: Novaja Zemlja {f}
novel {adj} /ˈnɑvəl/ (new, original, especially in an interesting way)  :: nuovo, originale
novel {n} (work of prose fiction)  :: romanzo {m}
novelist {n} (author of novels)  :: romanziere {m}
novella {n} (short novel)  :: novella {f}
novelty {n} (state of being new)  :: novità {f}
novelty {n} (new product)  :: novità {f}
November {prop} /noʊˈvɛmbəɹ/ (eleventh month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: novembre {m}
November {prop} (N in the ICAO spelling alphabet)  :: Napoli
novena {n} (a recitation of prayers for nine days)  :: novena {f}
novendial {adj}  :: novendiale
novendial {n} (all senses)  :: novendiale {m}
novice {n} /ˈnɒvɪs/ (beginner)  :: principiante {m-f}, debuttante {m-f}, novizio {m}
novity {n} (novity) SEE: novelty  ::
Novorossiysk {prop} (city)  :: Novorossijsk {m}
now {adv} /naʊ/ (at the present time)  :: adesso, ora, [regional]
now {interj} (signal to begin)  :: ora
nowadays {adv} /ˈnaʊ.ə.deɪz/ (at the present time)  :: oggidì, oggigiorno
nowadays {adv} (in the current era)  :: oggidì, oggigiorno
now and again {adv} (now and then) SEE: now and then  ::
now and then {adv} /ˌnaʊ ən(d) ˈðɛn/ ((idiomatic) sometimes; occasionally; intermittently)  :: di tanto in tanto, ogni tanto
no way {interj}  :: assolutamente no, neanche per sogno
nowhere {adv} (in no place)  :: da nessuna parte, in nessun posto
nowhere {adv} (to no place)  :: da nessuna parte
nowhere else {adv} (in no other place)  :: da nessun'altra parte
nowheres {adv} (nowhere) SEE: nowhere  ::
nowhither {adv} (to no place) SEE: nowhere  ::
no worries {interj} (you're welcome) SEE: you're welcome  ::
noxious {adj} /ˈnɒkʃəs/ (harmful)  :: insalubre, nocivo, malsano
nozzle {n} /ˈnɒzəl/ (short tube)  :: ugello
nozzle {n}  :: ugello {m}
nth {adj} /ɛnθ/ (occurring at position n)  :: ennesimo, n-esimo
nth {n} (the item at position n)  :: ennesimo {m}
nuance {n} /ˈnuː.ɑːns/ (minor distinction)  :: sfumatura, sottigliezza {f}
nuance {n} (subtlety or fine detail)  :: sottigliezza
Nubia {prop} (ancient kingdom)  :: Nubia {f}
nubiferous {adj}  :: nubifero
nubuck {n} (type of brushed leather)  :: nabuk {m}
nucellus {n} (tissue which surrounds and protects the embryo)  :: nocella
nuchal {adj}  :: nucale
nuclear {adj} /ˈn(j)ukliɚ/ (pertaining to the nucleus of a cell)  :: nucleare
nuclear {adj} (involving nuclear energy)  :: nucleare
nuclear {adj} (of a weapon: deriving its force from nuclear energy)  :: nucleare
nuclear chemistry {n} (application of chemical techniques to the solution of problems in nuclear physics)  :: chimica nucleare {f}
nuclear energy {n} (energy released by a nuclear reaction)  :: energia nucleare {f}
nuclear fusion {n} (the combining of the nuclei of small atoms to form the nuclei of larger ones)  :: fusione nucleare {f}
nuclear power {n} (power from nuclear reactions)  :: energia nucleare {f}
nuclear power {n} (nation with nuclear weapons)  :: potenza nucleare {f}
nuclear power plant {n} (type of power plant)  :: centrale elettronucleare
nuclear power station {n} (type of power station) SEE: nuclear power plant  ::
nuclear reaction {n} (process)  :: reazione nucleare {f}
nuclear reactor {n} (device)  :: reattore nucleare
nuclear war {n} (war fought using nuclear weapons)  :: guerra nucleare {f}
nuclear weapon {n} (explosive device)  :: arma nucleare {f}
nuclease {n} (any of several enzymes capable of cleaving the phosphodiester)  :: nucleasi {f}
nucleasic {adj} (of or pertaining to a nuclease)  :: nucleasico
nucleic {adj} (referring to the nucleus)  :: nucleico
nucleic acid {n} /nuˈkleɪ.ɪk ˈæsɪd/ (acidic chainlike biological macromolecule)  :: acido nucleico {m}
nucleocosmochronology {n} (technique for estimating age of astronomical objects)  :: nucleocosmocronologia {f}
nucleogenic {adj} (produced by a nuclear reaction)  :: nucleogenico
nucleoid {n} (the irregularly-shaped region within a prokaryote cell where the genetic material is localized)  :: nucleoide {m}
nucleon {n} (a proton or a neutron)  :: nucleone {m}
nucleoside {n} (organic molecule)  :: nucleoside {m}
nucleosome {n} (repeating subunit in chromatin)  :: nucleosoma {m}
nucleosynthesis {n} (process that leads to synthesis in stars)  :: nucleosintesi {f}
nucleosynthetic {adj} (of or pertaining to nucleosynthesis)  :: nucleosintetico
nucleotide {n} (monomer constituting DNA or RNA)  :: nucleotide {m}
nucleotidic {adj} (of or pertaining to a nucleotide)  :: nucleotidico
nucleus {n} /ˈnuːkli.əs/ (core, central part of something)  :: nucleo {m}
nucleus {n} (initial part which will receive additions)  :: nucleo {m}
nucleus {n} (physics: massive, positively charged core of an atom)  :: nucleo {m}
nucleus {n} (cytology: large organelle found in cells)  :: nucleo {m}
nuclide {n} (nucleus specified by its atomic number and atomic mass)  :: nuclide
nude {adj} /n(j)uːd/ (without clothing or other covering)  :: nudo
nude {n} (image depicting a human in a state of undress)  :: nudo {m}
nude {n} (state of total nudity)  :: nudità {f}, costume adamitico {m}, abito adamitico {m}
nudism {n} /njuː.dɪzəm/ (the belief in or practice of social, non-sexual nudity)  :: nudismo {m}
nudist {n} /ˈnudɪst/ (person who practices nudism)  :: nudista {m} {f}
nudity {n} /ˈnudɪti/ (the state of being without clothing on the body)  :: nudità {f}
nugget {n} /ˈnʌɡət/ (small chunk or clump)  :: pepita {f}
nullify {v} /ˈnʌlɪfaɪ/ (to make legally invalid)  :: annullare, cassare
nullify {v}  :: annullare
nulliploid {adj} (cell that has no chromosome)  :: nulliploide
nulliploidy {n} (condition of being nulliploid)  :: nulliploidia {f}
null set {n} (empty set) SEE: empty set  ::
null set {n} (negligible set)  :: insieme nullo {m}
numb {adj} /nʌm/ (without the power of sensation)  :: intorpidito {m}, intorpidita {f}
number {n} /ˈnʌmbə/ (abstract entity)  :: numero {m}
number {n} (numeral)  :: numero {m}, cifra {f}
number {n} (mathematics: number)  :: numero {m}
number {n} (used to show the rank of something in a list or sequence)  :: numero {m}
number {n} (quantity)  :: numero {m}, quantità {f}
number {n} (grammar: state of being singular, dual or plural)  :: numero {m}
number {n} (performance)  :: numero {m}
number {n} (issue of a periodical publication)  :: numero {m}
number {v} (label with numbers; assign numbers to)  :: numerare
number {v} (to total; to amount to)  :: ammontare
numbered list {n} (list)  :: lista numerata {f}
numberful {adj} (numerous) SEE: numerous  ::
numbering {n} (the action of creating such a sequence)  :: numerazione
number plate {n} (license plate) SEE: license plate  ::
Numbers {prop} (fourth book of the Bible)  :: Numeri
number sign {n} (hash) SEE: hash  ::
numbersome {adj} (numerous) SEE: numerous  ::
numerable {adj} (numerous) SEE: numerous  ::
numerable {adj}  :: numerabile
numeracy {n} (numerical skill)  :: abilità di calcolo, abilità numerica
numeral {n} /ˈnuməɹəl/ (word or symbol representing a number, see also: noun numeral)  :: numero {m}, cifra {f}
numeric {adj} (of, or relating to numbers) SEE: numerical  ::
numerical {adj} /n(j)uˈmɛɹɪkəl/ (of or pertaining to numbers)  :: numerico
numerical analysis {n} (study of algorithms)  :: analisi numerica {f}
numerology {n} (study)  :: numerologia {f}
numerous {adj} /ˈnuməɹəs/ (Indefinitely large numerically)  :: numeroso
numerousness {n} (the state or quality of being numerous)  :: numerosità {f}
Numidia {prop} (region in northern Africa)  :: Numidia {f}
numismatics {n} /ˌnuː.məzˈmæ.ɾɪks/ (study of coins)  :: numismatica {f}
nummary {adj} (of or pertaining to coins or money)  :: nummario
numnah {n} (pad placed under a horse's saddle)  :: sottosella {m}
nun {n} /nʌn/ (member of a Christian religious community of women)  :: suora {f}, monaca {f}
nun {n} (member of a non-Christian religious community of women)  :: monaca {f}
nuncial {adj}  :: nunziale
nuncio {n} (one who bears a message) SEE: messenger  ::
Nuoro {prop} (province)  :: Nuoro
Nuoro {prop} (town)  :: Nuoro {f}
nuptial {adj} /ˈnʌp.ʃəl/ (pertaining to wedding and marriage)  :: nuziale
nuptials {n} (wedding ceremony)  :: nozze {f-p}
nuraghe {n} (type of megalithic building)  :: nuraghe {m}
Nuragic {adj} (of or relating to an ancient Sardinian civilisation)  :: nuragico
Nuremberg {prop} (city in Germany)  :: Norimberga {f}
nurse {n} /nɝs/ (person who takes care of other people's young)  :: nutrice {f}, balia {f}
nurse {n} (person trained to provide care for the sick)  :: infermiere {m}, infermiera {f}
nurse {n} (wet nurse) SEE: wet nurse  ::
nursehound {n} (Scyliorhinus stellaris)  :: gattopardo {m}, [regional] cagnola {f}
nursemaid {n} (child's nurse)  :: bambinaia {f}, babysitter, tata {f}
nurse shark {n} (any shark of the family Ginglymostomatidae)  :: squalo nutrice {m}
nursing {n} (breastfeeding) SEE: breastfeeding  ::
nursing home {n} (place of residence)  :: casa di riposo
nut {n} /nʌt/ (hard-shelled fruit)  :: noce {f}
nut {n} (that fits on a bolt)  :: dado {m}
nut {n} (slang: insane person)  :: pazzo {m}
nut {n} (slang: testicle)  :: coglione {m}, minchione {m}, palla {f}
nutational {adj}  :: nutazionale
nutcracker {n} (implement for cracking nuts)  :: schiaccianoci {m}
Nutella {prop} /nuːˈtɛlə/ (hazelnut spread)  :: Nutella {f}
nutfarm {n} (informal term for lunatic asylum) SEE: madhouse  ::
nuthouse {n} (informal term for lunatic asylum) SEE: madhouse  ::
nutmeg {n} /ˈnʌtmɛɡ/ (seed)  :: noce moscata {f}
nutria {n} (coypu) SEE: coypu  ::
nutrient {n} /ˈnuː.tɹi.ənt/ (substance that provides nourishment)  :: nutriente {m}, principe nutritivo {m}
nutrition {n} /nuˈtɹɪ.ʃən/ (nutrition)  :: nutrizione {f}
nutritional {adj} (pertaining to nutrition)  :: nutrizionale {m} {f}
nutritionist {n} (an expert or specialist in nutrition)  :: nutrizionista {m} {f}
nutritive {adj} /ˈnjuːtɹətɪv/ (nourishing, nutritional)  :: nutriente, nutritivo
nuts {n} (nut) SEE: nut  ::
nuts {adj} /nʌts/ (insane)  :: pazzo
nyctograph {n}  :: nictografo {m}
nyctography {n}  :: nictografia {f}
nylon {n} /ˈnaɪlɑn/ (substance)  :: nylon {m}, nailon {m}
nylon {n} (sheer stocking)  :: calza di nylon {f}, calza di nailon {f}
-nym {suffix} (type of word or name)  :: -nimo
nymph {n} /ˈnɪmf/ (insect larva)  :: ninfa {f}
nymph {n} (mythology: minor water, forest or mountain deity)  :: ninfa {f}
nymph {n} (young girl who may inspire lust)  :: ninfa {f}, sirenetta {f}
nymphomania {n} /nɪmfəˈmeɪnɪə/ (excess of sexual behaviour or desire in women)  :: ninfomania {f}, andromania {f}
nymphomaniac {n} /ˈnɪɱfoʊ ˈmeɪniæk/ (woman with excessive sexual desire)  :: ninfomane {f}
Nyx {prop} (the primordial goddess of night)  :: Notte, Nyx