nev

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See also: név, Nev, and Nev.

Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French nef, from Latin nāvis (ship).

Noun[edit]

nev f

  1. (architecture) nave

Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *neβ̃, from Proto-Celtic *nemos, from Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos (cloud).

Noun[edit]

nev m (plural nevow)

  1. heaven

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nef, from Proto-Germanic *nabją.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nev n (genitive singular nevs, plural nev)

  1. a bill, a beak (bird's beak)
  2. (archaic, biology) nose
  3. (aviation) nose (e.g. of an aeroplane).
  4. point (of a hook)
  5. a small ness

Declension[edit]

Declension of nev
n22 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative nev nevið nev nevini
accusative nev nevið nev nevini
dative nevi nevinum nevjum, nevum nevjunum, nevunum
genitive nevs nevsins nevja nevjanna

Romansch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin nivem, the accusative form of nix (snow).

Noun[edit]

nev f

  1. (Sutsilvan) snow
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) naiv
  • (Sursilvan, Surmiran) neiv

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin nāvis.

Noun[edit]

nev f (plural nevs)

  1. (Puter) ship
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Vallader) nav