nau

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Portuguese nau. Doublet of nef and nave.

Noun[edit]

nau (plural naus)

  1. (historical) Synonym of carrack
    • 2008, Liam Matthew Brockey, Portuguese Colonial Cities in the Early Modern World[1]:
      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.

Anagrams[edit]


Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

nau f (plural naus)

  1. ship

References[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan, from Latin nāvis, nāvem, from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂us.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nau f (plural naus)

  1. ship
    Hypernym: vaixell
  2. (architecture) nave
    nau lateral(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  3. industrial building

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Portuguese: nau, nao
    • English: nau
  • Spanish: nao

Further reading[edit]


Chuukese[edit]

Noun[edit]

nau

  1. son

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nau

  1. that

Fiji Hindi[edit]

Numeral[edit]

nau

  1. nine

References[edit]


Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese não.

Adverb[edit]

nau

  1. no

Lashi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

nau

  1. to want

References[edit]

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[2], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis)

Occitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nāvis, nāvem

Noun[edit]

nau f (plural naus)

  1. ship, vessel, watercraft

Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

nau f

  1. Archaic form of

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German nun, Dutch nu, English now.

Adverb[edit]

nau

  1. now

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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nau

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Catalan nau, from Latin nāvis.[1][2] Compare Spanish nao. Doublet of nave.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: nau
  • Rhymes: -aw

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

Descendants[edit]

  • English: nau

References[edit]

  1. ^ nau” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2021.
  2. ^ nau” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Tahitian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nau

  1. some

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English now.

Adverb[edit]

nau

  1. now
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