nonne

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Old Norse nunna, from Late Latin nonna.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɔnə/, [ˈnʌnə]

Noun[edit]

nonne c (singular definite nonnen, plural indefinite nonner)

  1. nun (member of a religious community of women)
  2. nun moth, black-arched moth (Lymantria monacha)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French none, nominative singular of nonain, from Late Latin nonna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nonne f (plural nonnes)

  1. (literary) nun

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

nonne f

  1. plural of nonna

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From nōn (not) +‎ -ne (interrogative particle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nōnne

  1. (in a direct question) not, expecting an affirmative answer
    Non sum liber? non sum apostolus? nonne Iesum Dominum nostrum vidi?
    Am I not free? am I not an apostle? have I not seen Jesus Christ our Lord? (I Corinthians 9:1)
    Nonne intellegis?
    You do understand, don't you?
    Quid? Nonne sustulisti?
    What? Haven't you (pl.) suffered?
    Te dejectum debeo intellegere, etiamsi tactus non fueris: nonne
    I ought to recognize you in this downcast state, even without touching you, oughtn't I?
    Quid paulo ante dixerim, nonne meministi?
    What I just said, don't you remember it?
  2. (in an indirect interrogation) if not, whether not
    Cum esset ex eo quaesitum, Archelaum Perdiccae filium nonne beatum putaret.
    When it should be asked of him whether he didn't consider Archelaus, son of Perdiccas, to be blessed.
    Quaero a te, nonne putes?
    I ask of you: don't you think so?

Usage notes[edit]

  • In a direct interrogation:
    Nonne ego hic sto?
    Don't I stand here?
    Nonne animadvertis?
    Aren't you paying attention?
  • Nonne is very rarely repeated:
    Nonne extremam pati fortunam paratos projecit ille? nonne sibi clam ...?
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  • It is usually followed by non in continued questions:
    Nonne vobis haec quae audīstis oculis cernere videmini? non illum ... videtis? non positas insidias? non, etc.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French none, from Late Latin nonna

Noun[edit]

nonne (plural nonnes)

  1. nun

Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

nonne f (plural nonnes)

  1. noon; midday

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French none, nonain, from Late Latin nonna.

Noun[edit]

nonne f (plural nonnes)

  1. (Jersey) nun

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nunna and Late Latin nonna

Noun[edit]

nonne f, m (definite singular nonna or nonnen, indefinite plural nonner, definite plural nonnene)

  1. a nun

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nunna and Late Latin nonna

Noun[edit]

nonne f (definite singular nonna, indefinite plural nonner, definite plural nonnene)

  1. a nun

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