nad

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See also: NAD, nád, nǟd, -nad, nad-, -nád, náð, and nåd

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

nad

  1. (linguistics) noun animate dependent

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

nad (plural nads)

  1. (slang, mostly plural) testicle
    • 2004, Bob Gunn, Sex, Ghosts and Gumshoes (page 119)
      I look down and the little one has already cut right through my ball sac and is in the process of slicing my left nad free.

Anagrams[edit]


Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

nad + instrumental

  1. above
    Antonym: pod

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Kashubian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *nadъ.

Preposition[edit]

nad

  1. over
  2. above

Old Irish[edit]

Particle[edit]

nad

  1. Alternative spelling of nád

Polish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *nadъ, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂neh₃ + *dʰh₁-o-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

nad

  1. (+ instrumental) above, over (denotes location)
  2. (+ accusative) above, over (denotes movement)

Further reading[edit]

  • nad in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • nad in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Preposition[edit]

nad

  1. In your (informal singular).

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *nadъ. Compare na (on, onto), nad-, nat-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

nȁd (Cyrillic spelling на̏д)

  1. (+ instrumental case) over, above (with no change of position, answering the question gdjȅ/gdȅ)
    nad stolomover the table
    vlast nad nekimpower over somebody
    heroj nad herojimathe greatest of all heroes
    Synonym: ȉznad
    Antonym: pȍd
  2. (+ accusative case) over, above (usually with change of position, answering the question kùda)
    Nagnuo se nad vodu.He leaned over the water.
    Synonym: ȉznad
    Antonym: pȍd

References[edit]

  • nad” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *nadъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

nad

  1. (with instrumental) over, above (stationary)
  2. (with accusative) over, above (motion towards)

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

nad

  1. (formal) thatnot (introduces a negative noun clause, marking it for emphasis)
    Mae’n dweud nad athro yw ef.
    He says that he is not a teacher.
  2. thatnot (introduces a negative noun clause, used before a vowel)
    Mae’n dweud nad ydy e’n mynd.
    He says that he is not going.

See also[edit]

  • mai (affirmative, emphasis)
  • taw (affirmative, emphasis)
  • na (negative, unmarked, used before a consonant)

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
nad unchanged unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “nad”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies