navet

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Cahuilla[edit]

navet

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uto-Aztecan (compare Classical Nahuatl nohpalli)

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Noun[edit]

návet (plural návtem)

  1. A kind of prickly pear cactus, perhaps Opuntia engelmannii
  2. cactus in general

Danish[edit]

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navet n

  1. definite singular of nav

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French nef (turnip) (from Latin napus) + -et.

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Noun[edit]

navet m (plural navets)

  1. turnip
    • 1837, Louis Viardot, L’Ingénieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manche, volume 1, translation of El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Chapter XXXV:
      Au secours, seigneurs, au secours ! venez à l’aide de mon seigneur, qui est engagé dans la plus formidable et la plus sanglante bataille que mes yeux aient jamais vue. Vive Dieu ! il a porté un tel revers au géant ennemi de madame la princesse Micomicona, qu’il lui a tranché la tête à rasibus des épaules, comme si c’eût été un navet.
      Help, good sirs, help! Come to the help of my master, who is engaged in the most formidable and the most bloody battle that my eyes have ever seen. By God! He delivered such a backhand to the giant enemy of the lady princess of Micomicona that he sliced off his head cleanly from the shoulders, as if it had been a turnip.

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

nāvet

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of nāvō

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a diminutive of Old French nef (turnip), from Latin napus.

Noun[edit]

navet m (plural navets)

  1. (Jersey) turnip

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

navet

  1. definite singular of nav