ny

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English[edit]

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Verb[edit]

ny

  1. Obsolete spelling of nigh

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse nýr, from Proto-Germanic *niwjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos ‎(new).

Adjective[edit]

ny ‎(neuter nyt, e-form ny or nye, comparative nyere, superlative (predicative) nyest, superlative (attributive) nyeste)

  1. new
  2. fresh
  3. recent
  4. novel
  5. other
  6. different
  7. definite and plural of ny

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse .

Noun[edit]

ny n (singular definite nyet, not used in plural form)

  1. new moon, waxing moon
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ν ‎(N), ν ‎(n).

Noun[edit]

ny n (singular definite nyet, plural indefinite nyer)

  1. nu; the Greek letter Ν, ν
Inflection[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

ny ‎(selma'o BY2 )

  1. letteral for n

Malagasy[edit]

Article[edit]

ny

  1. the (definite article)

Middle French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Conjunction[edit]

ny

  1. neither; nor
Usage notes[edit]
  • Chiefly used at least twice in the same sentence, such as ny riche, ny pouvre‎ ― neither rich nor poor.
Descendants[edit]
  • French: ni

Etymology 2[edit]

See n'y

Contraction[edit]

ny

  1. manuscript form of n'y

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nýr, from Proto-Germanic *niwjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos ‎(new).

Adjective[edit]

ny ‎(neuter singular nytt, definite singular and plural nye, comparative nyere, superlative nyest or nyeste)

  1. new (recently made or created)

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nýr, from Proto-Germanic *niwjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos ‎(new).

Adjective[edit]

ny ‎(neuter singular nytt, definite singular and plural nye, comparative nyare, superlative nyast or nyaste)

  1. new (as above)

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ny f ‎(plural nys)

  1. nu; the Greek letter Ν, ν

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nýr, from Proto-Germanic *niwjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos ‎(new).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ny (comparative nyare, superlative nyast)

  1. new

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ny
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular ny nyare nyast
Neuter singular nytt nyare nyast
Plural nya nyare nyast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 nye nyare nyaste
All nya nyare nyaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Vilamovian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ny

  1. no