nus

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See also: NUS, nús, and nu-s

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Gheg word. From Proto-Albanian *snutja, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)neh₁- (to turn, to spin). Cognate to Sanskrit स्नावन् (snāvan, band, sinew).[1]

Noun[edit]

nus m

  1. thread, string

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir E. (2000) A concise historical grammar of the Albanian language: reconstruction of Proto-Albanian[1], Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, →ISBN, page 155

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly a deverbal of nusar, from Vulgar Latin *nōdāre, from Latin nōdus. Alternatively, from the plural of nu, from older Old Catalan nuu, from Vulgar Latin *nūdus, alteration of Latin nōdus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gned-, *gnod- (to bind). Compare Occitan nos, French nœud, Spanish nudo.

Noun[edit]

nus m (plural nusos)

  1. knot
  2. tie, bond
    Synonym: lligam
  3. (figuratively) core, heart
    el nus de la qüestióthe heart of the question
  4. (nautical) knot
  5. (anatomy) knuckle
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nus

  1. masculine plural of nu

References[edit]


Chuukese[edit]

Noun[edit]

nus

  1. remainder
  2. leftover

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ny/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

nus

  1. masculine plural of nu

Anagrams[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *nuəs.

Noun[edit]

nus (first-person possessive nusku, second-person possessive nusmu, third-person possessive nusnya)

  1. squid

See also[edit]


Kristang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese nós (we), from Old Portuguese nos (we), from Latin nōs (we; us).

Pronoun[edit]

nus

  1. we (first-person plural personal pronoun)[1]

See also[edit]

Kristang personal pronouns (edit)
Person Singular Plural
First yo nus
Second bos bolotu
Third eli olotu

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010, Ladislav Prištic, Kristang - Crioulo de Base Portuguesa, Masaryk University, page 26.

Norman[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nus

  1. masculine plural of nu

Old French[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nus

  1. Alternative form of nos; we (first-person plural subject pronoun)

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nus

  1. masculine plural of nu

Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōs.

Pronoun[edit]

nus

  1. we

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English nose

Noun[edit]

nus

  1. (anatomy) nose
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Jenesis 2:7:
      Bihain God, Bikpela i kisim graun na em i wokim man long en. Na em i winim win bilong laip i go insait long nus bilong man, na man i kisim laip.
      →New International Version translation
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