neuf

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French nuef, from Latin novem, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nœf/
  • IPA(key): /nœ.v‿/ (before ans and heures, dated also otherwise before a vowel)
  • IPA(key): /nœ/, /nø/ (archaic, before a consonant)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -œf

Numeral[edit]

French numbers (edit)
90[a], [b]
 ←  8 9 10  → 
    Cardinal: neuf
    Ordinal: neuvième
    Multiplier: nonuple

neuf

  1. nine
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French nuef, from Latin novus, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

neuf (feminine neuve, masculine plural neufs, feminine plural neuves)

  1. brand new, very new
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]
  • nouveau (for “new” items, but those that are not fresh from the factory for example)

See also[edit]

Playing cards in French · cartes à jouer (layout · text)
Ace of spades.svg 2 of spades.svg 3 of spades.svg 4 of spades.svg 5 of spades.svg 6 of spades.svg 7 of spades.svg
as deux trois quatre cinq six sept
8 of spades.svg 9 of spades.svg 10 of spades.svg Jack of spades2.svg Queen of spades2.svg King of spades2.svg Joker black 02.svg
huit neuf dix valet dame roi joker

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Norman[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French nuef, from Latin novem, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥.

Norman cardinal numbers
 <  8 9 10  > 
    Cardinal : neuf
Norman cardinal numbers
 <  8 9 10  > 
    Cardinal : neuf

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Numeral[edit]

neuf

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) nine
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French nuef, from Latin novus.

Adjective[edit]

neuf m

  1. (Guernsey) new
Alternative forms[edit]