nieve

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nieve ‎(plural nieves)

  1. variant form of nief

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]

Borrowing 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

Derived terms[edit]

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 present nieves, present participle nievin, past nievit, past participle nievit)

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nix, nivis, 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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Verb[edit]

nieve

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of nevar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of nevar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of nevar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of nevar.