noch

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch noch, from Old Dutch noh (until now, still), from Proto-Germanic *nuh (still, literally now too), from Proto-Indo-European *nu (now) + *-kʷe (and, also).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɔx/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: noch
  • Rhymes: -ɔx
  • Homophone: nog

Conjunction[edit]

noch...noch

  1. neither...nor
    Als een ei te gaar gekookt wordt, verschijnt er soms een groenachtige ring rond de eidooier. Dit is het resultaat van ijzer- en zwavelsamenstellingen in het ei. Het kan ook vóórkomen wanneer er veel ijzer in het kokende water zit. De groene ring beïnvloedt noch smaak noch de samenstelling.[1]
    If an egg is cooked too well, there sometimes appears a greenish ring around the egg yolk. This is the result of compositions of iron and sulfur in the egg. It can also occur whenever there is much iron in the cooking water. The green ring influences neither the taste nor the composition.

Conjunction[edit]

noch

  1. nor
    Officieel heeft de Europese Unie echter geen hoofdstad, noch de intentie er een vast te leggen.[2]
    Officially, however, the European Union has no capital, nor the intention to declare one.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German noch, nog, from Old High German noh, from Proto-Germanic *nuh, from Proto-Indo-European *nū-kʷe-. Cognate to Dutch nog and noch (which are etymologically the same word).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɔx/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /nɔ/, /no/ (chiefly southern Germany and Austria; also in the northern half in some positions, e.g. before nicht)
  • (Austria)
    (file)
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

noch

  1. still, yet (up to and including a given time)
    Du magst mich noch.You still like me.
    Ich bin noch nicht fertig.I’m not ready yet.
  2. yet, eventually (at an unknown time in the future)
  3. additionally, in addition, besides, else; more often expressed in English with another, more
    Da ist noch einer.There’s another one.
    Da sind noch welche.There are some more.
    Ich habe noch Schokolade im Auto.I have some more chocolate in the car.
    Weißt du noch was?Can you think of anything else?
  4. (only) just; barely (by a small margin)
  5. (with comparative) even

Derived terms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

...noch

  1. (following a negation, especially weder) nor; function word introducing each except the first term or series, indicating none of them is true
    Ich mag weder ihn, noch dich.I like neither him nor you.
    Er versteht es nicht, noch wird er es jemals verstehen.
    He doesn’t understand it, nor will he ever understand it.

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • noch” in Duden online
  • noch” in Duden online
  • noch” in Duden online
  • noch” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

noch

  1. still, yet
  2. else

Further reading[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch noh (until now, still), from Proto-Germanic *nuh (still, literally now too), from Proto-Indo-European *nu (now) + *-kʷe- (and, also).

Adverb[edit]

noch

  1. still, as before
  2. later, after all
  3. yet again
  4. additionally
  5. (with a comparative) even, yet

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: nog
  • Limburgish: nag

Conjunction[edit]

noch

  1. neither, nor

Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin noctem, accusative of nox.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

noch f (oblique plural nochs, nominative singular noch, nominative plural nochs)

  1. night

Descendants[edit]


Old Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

noch f (plural noches)

  1. Apocopic form of noche (night)
    • c. 1200, Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 4v.
      veno el angel del cŕador de noch ¬ dixo alabá. Gvardate de aquel oḿe nol fagas mal.
      [But] the angel of the Creator came to Laban at night and said to him, “Beware of that man and do him no harm.”

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Compare German noch, Dutch nog.

Adverb[edit]

noch

  1. yet
  2. still

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare German nach, Dutch na.

Preposition[edit]

noch

  1. to, towards
  2. after

Saterland Frisian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

noch

  1. still
  2. yet

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian noch, from Proto-Germanic *nuh.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

noch

  1. still

Further reading[edit]

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