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 Old Irish núa, from Proto-Celtic *nouyos (compare Welsh newydd, Breton nevez), from Proto-Indo-European *néwos (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

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nua

  1. Feminine singular of adjective 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