nerveux

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See also: nèrveux

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Middle French nerfveux, from Old French nerveus, a borrowing from Latin nervōsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɛʁ.vø/
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Adjective[edit]

nerveux (feminine nerveuse, masculine plural nerveux, feminine plural nerveuses)

  1. (relational) nerve; nervous
    maladie nerveuse
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  2. nervous (typified by nervousness)
    elle était bien nerveuse
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Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: nervøs
  • Norwegian Bokmål: nervøs
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: nervøs

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