nuf

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Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin novus.

Adjective[edit]

nuf m (feminine núa)

  1. new

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nʏf/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: nuf
  • Rhymes: -ʏf

Noun[edit]

nuf f (plural nuffen, diminutive nufje n)

  1. (derogatory) a woman, in particular a girl, who is considered arrogant or posh
    • 1802, Miguel de Cervantes de Saavedra, De ridder Don Quichot van Mancha, vol. 2, tr. by Pieter van Woensel, publ. by J. C. Leeuwestyn, 47.
      „(...) Hoe durft gij, aschgat en nufje, zulke lastertaal uitſlaan, oordeelen over zulke loflijke boeken als die der ridderſchap! (...)”

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Descendants[edit]

  • West Frisian: nufke

Old Spanish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

nuf f (plural nuves)

  1. Apocopic form of nuve; a cloud.
    • c. 1200: Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 18r.
      Fue el dia ṫcero al alba dela man. ¬ vinẏerȯ truenos ¬ relȧpagos ¬ nuf grȧt ſobrel mȯt.
      On the morning of the third day there came thunder and flashes of lightning and a great cloud upon the mountain.

Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English roof (roof /ruːf/ > nuf, r > n).

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Noun[edit]

nuf (nominative plural nufs)

  1. roof

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