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 *nepoter-, *népōts, *nepo- (grandchild, sister's son). Cognate with West Frisian neef (cousin, nephew), Dutch neef (cousin, nephew), Low German Neev (nephew), German Neffe (nephew), Icelandic nefi (kinsman). Compare nift. See also 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]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese neve (snow), from Latin nix, nivem (snow).

Noun[edit]

neve f (plural neves)

  1. snow

Verb[edit]

neve

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

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

név +‎ -e

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)

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

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)
  • Stress: néve
  • Hyphenation: ne‧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

Reference[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

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Further reading[edit]

  • neve”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • neve”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English nefa, nefe, from Proto-Germanic *nefô; compare Middle Dutch neve, Middle Low German neve, and Old Norse nefi.

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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; a 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]

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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), derived from *sneygʷʰ- (to snow). Cognate with Galician neve, Spanish nieve, Catalan neu, Occitan nèu, Italian neve and Romanian nea.

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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

Reference[edit]

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