noo

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See also: nooʼ and no'o

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Old English .

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

noo (not comparable)

  1. (Geordie) now
References[edit]
  • Newcastle 1970s, Scott Dobson and Dick Irwin, [1]
  • A List of words and phrases in everyday use by the natives of Hetton-le-Hole in the County of Durham, F.M.T.Palgrave, English Dialect Society vol.74, 1896, [2]
  • Todd's Geordie Words and Phrases, George Todd, Newcastle, 1977[3]
  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, →ISBN

Etymology 2[edit]

Interjection[edit]

noo

  1. Elongated form of no.

Anagrams[edit]


Aiwoo[edit]

Noun[edit]

noo

  1. cloud (white; not rainclouds)

References[edit]


Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English now, nou, nu, from Old English (now, at present, at this time, immediately, very recently), from Proto-Germanic *nu (now), from Proto-Indo-European *nū (now).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

noo (not comparable)

  1. now
  2. (definite) just now, right now
    • 2006, Cecilia Grainger, Bruised Blue:
      Thurs something noh richt here…Zeb widnae jist up an leave athoot telling me…NAW he’ll be here the noo and send you raggle taggle bunch oan yur wae…aye yull be telt ti follow his commands or CLEAR OFF THIS LAND…!
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • 2008, James Kelman, Kieron Smith, Boy, Penguin, page 406:
      She is in 3rd year, she does no want you, you are no even thirteen.
      So? I nearly am.
      Aye but ye are no the now.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

noó

  1. (anatomy) forehead; brow