nua

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See also: núa, nuâ, nũa, nưa, nửa, nứa, nữa, nu'a, and nua-

Catalan[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

nua f sg

  1. feminine singular of nu

Gbari[edit]

Noun[edit]

nua

  1. water

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish núa, from Old Irish nuae, from Proto-Celtic *nouyos (compare Welsh newydd, Breton nevez), from Proto-Indo-European *néwyos (new).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nua (genitive singular feminine nuaí, comparative nuaí)

  1. new; fresh, recent, novel

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Noun[edit]

nua m (genitive singular nua)

  1. newness; new thing

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sjoestedt, M. L. (1931) Phonétique d’un parler irlandais de Kerry (in French), Paris: Librairie Ernest Leroux, page 16
  2. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 21

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Old Galician-Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin nūdam.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nua

  1. feminine singular of nuu

Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: núa
  • Portuguese: nua

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -uɐ
  • Hyphenation: nu‧a

Adjective[edit]

nua

  1. feminine singular of nu

Rapa Nui[edit]

Noun[edit]

nua

  1. mother

Usage notes[edit]

Considered archaic. Modern usage is matu'a vahine or matu'a poreko.

Shuar[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

nua

  1. woman, person of female sex

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References[edit]

  • Chicham: Dictionario Enciclopédico Shuar-Castellano
  • George Saad (2014) A Grammar Sketch of Shuar[1], Radboud University Nijmegen, page 25

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nua ()

  1. (only in compounds) old; aged

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Derived terms