nocht

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish nocht ‎(naked, bare, uncovered), from Proto-Celtic *noxtos ‎(naked) (compare Welsh noeth), from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷós (compare English naked, German nackt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nocht ‎(genitive singular masculine nocht, genitive singular feminine noichte, plural nochta, comparative noichte)

  1. bare, naked
  2. exposed

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Noun[edit]

nocht m ‎(genitive singular noicht, nominative plural noicht)

  1. naked person
  2. (art) nude

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Verb[edit]

nocht ‎(present analytic nochtann, future analytic nochtfaidh, verbal noun nochtadh, past participle nochta)

  1. to bare, expose, reveal, uncover
  2. to strip
  3. to strip off
  4. to unveil
  5. to express
  6. to disclose
  7. (photography) to expose

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *noxtos ‎(naked) (compare Welsh noeth), from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷós.

Adjective[edit]

nocht

  1. naked, bare, uncovered
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *noxs, from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts.

Noun[edit]

nocht f ‎(genitive unattested, no plural)

  1. (archaic) night
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Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
nocht
also nnocht after a proclitic
nocht
pronounced with /n(ʲ)-/
nocht
also nnocht after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scots[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English noght, from Old English nāht ‎(nothing, naught). More at naught.

Noun[edit]

nocht (uncountable)

  1. nothing, nought or naught

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Adjective[edit]

nocht (comparative mair nocht, superlative maist nocht)

  1. worthless, good for nothing

Verb[edit]

nocht ‎(third-person singular present nochts, present participle nochtin, past nochtit, past participle nochtit)

  1. to hold in contempt, disparage

Vilamovian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

nocht f

  1. night

West Frisian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nocht

  1. enough
  2. fun

Noun[edit]

nocht

  1. pleasure, fun