neus

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See also: Neus and nèus

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch neus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

neus (plural neuse, diminutive neusie)

  1. nose

Cornish[edit]

Noun[edit]

neus f (singulative neusen or neujen)

  1. threads

Synonyms[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch nose, nuese, from Old Dutch *nosa, from Proto-Germanic *nusō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *nas- (nose), *néh₂s-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nøːs/
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  • Hyphenation: neus
  • Rhymes: -øːs

Noun[edit]

neus m or f (plural neuzen, diminutive neusje n)

  1. nose
  2. (ethnic slur, highly offensive) Jew, kike
    • 1994 February 2, "CIDI eist straf voor rechercheur", NRC Handelsblad, page 3.
      In het door de rechercheur opgemaakte verbaal staat volgens het CIDI: „X (rode breedbekkikker) arriveert tezamen met een andere neus bij perceel 222 en praten wat.”
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Esperanto[edit]

Verb[edit]

neus

  1. conditional of nei