nij

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Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German nîe, nü̂we, from Old Saxon niuwi, from Proto-Germanic *niwjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos. Related to West Frisian nij, Dutch nieuw, German neu, English new, Swedish ny.

Adjective[edit]

nij

  1. (Gronings) new
  2. (Gronings) curious

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian , nīe, from Proto-Germanic *niwjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *néwyos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nij

  1. new

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of nij
uninflected nij
inflected nije
comparative nijer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial nij nijer it nijst
it nijste
indefinite c. sing. nije nijere nijste
n. sing. nij nijer nijste
plural nije nijere nijste
definite nije nijere nijste
partitive nijs nijers

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • nij”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011