neve

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See also: Neve, nevé, névé, and ñeve

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English neve, neave, from Old English nefa (nephew, grandson), from Proto-Germanic *nefô (nephew), from Proto-Indo-European *népōts. The female is nift. Doublet of nephew.

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Noun[edit]

neve (plural neves)

  1. (rare or obsolete) Nephew.
    • 1920, Wilhelm Robert Richard Pinger, Laurence Sterne and Goethe:
      Iwein considers it his right and duty to avenge his neve, and is much exercised when Artûs proposes to go to the well with his full strength, for he apprehends that the king will give the distinction of the combat to his sister's son Gâwein.
  2. (rare or obsolete) A male cousin.
    • 1988, Michael Tepper, New World immigrants:
      Still another passenger on the same ship was Gysbert Philips from Velthuysen, 24 years old, a "neve" ( nephew or cousin) of Cornelia Wynkoop.
  3. (rare or obsolete) A grandson.
  4. (rare) A spendthrift.

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Aiwoo[edit]

Noun[edit]

neve

  1. bone (of mammals, birds)

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Galician[edit]

Neve, Pradorramisquedo, Ourense

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese neve (snow) (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin nix, nivem (snow).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [ˈnɛβɪ]

Noun[edit]

neve f (plural neves)

  1. snow

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Verb[edit]

neve

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of nevar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of nevar

References[edit]

  • neve” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • neue” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • neve” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • neve” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • neve” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Guinea-Bissau Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese neve. Cognates with Kabuverdianu neva.

Noun[edit]

neve

  1. snow

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

név +‎ -e (possessive suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈnɛvɛ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ne‧ve

Noun[edit]

neve

  1. third-person singular (single possession) possessive of név
    Mi a neve?What is your name? (formal) / What is his/her/its name?

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative neve
accusative nevét
dative nevének
instrumental nevével
causal-final nevéért
translative nevévé
terminative nevéig
essive-formal neveként
essive-modal nevéül
inessive nevében
superessive nevén
adessive nevénél
illative nevébe
sublative nevére
allative nevéhez
elative nevéből
delative nevéről
ablative nevétől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
nevéé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
nevééi

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin nivem, accusative of nix, from Proto-Italic *sniks, from Proto-Indo-European *snígʷʰs. Compare Portuguese neve, Spanish nieve.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈne.ve/, [ˈn̺eːve]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: né‧ve

Noun[edit]

neve f (plural nevi)

  1. (weather) snow
  2. (slang, uncountable) snow (cocaine)

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From +‎ -ve.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

nēve

  1. and not, or not

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Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French neveu

Noun[edit]

neve

  1. nephew

References[edit]

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *nefo, nevo, from Proto-Germanic *nefô, from Proto-Indo-European *népōts.

Noun[edit]

nēve m

  1. male relative
    1. male cousin
    2. nephew
    3. grandson

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: neef
    • Afrikaans: neef
    • West Frisian: neef
  • Limburgish: naef

Further reading[edit]

  • neve”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “neve”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN


Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English nefa, nefe, from Proto-Germanic *nefô.

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Noun[edit]

neve (plural neves)

  1. A nephew (offspring of one's sibling)
  2. One's offspring or descendants.
  3. (rare) A neve or profligate; an overspender.
Descendants[edit]
  • English: neve (obsolete)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hnefi; further etymology is unknown.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛːv(ə)/, /ˈnɛːf(ə)/

Noun[edit]

neve (plural neves)

  1. nief, fist (hand with clenched fingers)
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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hnefi.

Noun[edit]

neve m (definite singular neven, indefinite plural never, definite plural nevene)

  1. a fist (clenched hand)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hnefi.

Noun[edit]

neve m (definite singular neven, indefinite plural nevar, definite plural nevane)

  1. a fist (clenched hand)

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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neve

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese neve (snow), from Latin nix, nivem (snow), from Proto-Italic *sniks (snow), from Proto-Indo-European *snígʷʰs (snow).

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Noun[edit]

neve f (plural neves)

  1. snow
    • 1902, Fernando Pessoa, Quando ela passa:
      Quando eu me sento à janela / P'los vidros qu'a neve embaça / Vejo a doce imagem d'ela / Quando passa… passa… passa…
      When I sit at the window / I see through the panes clouded by snow / The sweet image of her / When (she) passes… passes… passes…

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Seychellois Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French neveu

Noun[edit]

neve

  1. nephew

References[edit]

  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français