nieve

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nieve (plural nieves)

  1. variant form of nief

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Asturian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nix, nivem.

Noun[edit]

nieve f (plural nieves)

  1. snow

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Ladino[edit]

Noun[edit]

nieve f (Latin spelling)

  1. Alternative form of inyeve

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Norse hnefi, nefi, of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [niːv], [nɛv]
  • (Mid Northern Scots) IPA(key): [nɪv]

Noun[edit]

nieve (plural nieves)

  1. fist
  2. handful, fistful

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Related terms[edit]

  • nievel (a sharp blow with the fist; to punch, pummel, batter; to grip, squeeze or pinch with the fingers)

Verb[edit]

nieve (third-person singular simple present nieves, present participle nievin, simple past nievit, past participle nievit)

  1. to open and close the hand spasmodically
  2. (of fish) to catch in the hand

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnjebe/, [ˈnje.β̞e]
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Spanish nieve, from Vulgar Latin *nĕvem, alteration of Latin nivem, accusative of nix, from Proto-Italic *sniks, from Proto-Indo-European *snígʷʰs. Compare Italian neve, Portuguese neve, Walloon nive.

Noun[edit]

nieve f (plural nieves)

  1. snow
  2. (Mexico) ice cream
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

nieve

  1. inflection of nevar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative

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