nau

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

nau ‎(plural naus)

  1. (now historical) Synonym of carrack (from Portuguese)
    • 2008, Liam Matthew Brockey, Portuguese Colonial Cities in the Early Modern World
      Bentley Duncan has even suggested that it was the prospect of trade rather than the doubtful facilities of the dockyard that persuaded so many naus to stop at Mozambique Island.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal, from Latin nāvis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nau f ‎(plural naus)

  1. ship

Derived terms[edit]

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Chuukese[edit]

Noun[edit]

nau

  1. son

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nau

  1. that

Fiji Hindi[edit]

Numeral[edit]

nau

  1. (cardinal) nine

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

nau

  1. rafsi of nanmu.

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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nau

Alternative forms[edit]

  • nao (obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

From Catalan nau, from Latin nāvis. Compare Spanish nao.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nau f (plural naus)

  1. A three or four-masted sailing ship used all along the 15th century and early 16th
  2. vessel
  3. carrack

Tahitian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nau

  1. some

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English now

Adverb[edit]

nau

  1. now
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:2 (translation here):
      Tasol graun i no bin i stap olsem yumi save lukim nau.
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