nye

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See also: Nye and NYE

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from French nid (nest, brood), Latin nidus (nest). Doublet of nidus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nye (plural nyes)

  1. A brood or flock of pheasants.

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Albanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

nye m (indefinite plural neje, definite singular neni, definite plural nejet)

  1. (Gheg) Alternative form of nyjë

Danish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nye

  1. definite/plural of ny

Dumbea[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nye

  1. needle

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Ewe[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nye

  1. I

Verb[edit]

nye

  1. to swerve
  2. to swing

Igbo[edit]

Verb[edit]

nyè

  1. give

Northern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *-nye, from Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

Adjective[edit]

-nye

  1. one
  2. another

Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nye

  1. definite singular of ny
  2. plural of ny

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nye

  1. definite singular of ny
  2. plural of ny

Phuthi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

Adjective[edit]

-nye

  1. one

Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.


Southern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *-nye, from Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

Adjective[edit]

-nye

  1. one
  2. another

Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.


Swahili[edit]

Prepositional phrase[edit]

nye

  1. Alternative form of naye

Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

Adjective[edit]

-nyé

  1. one

Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.


Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nye

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of ny.

Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *-nye, from Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

Adjective[edit]

-nye

  1. one
  2. another

Inflection[edit]

Adjective concord, tone L
Modifier Copulative
positive negative positive negative
1st singular endimnye endingemnye ndimnye andimnye
2nd singular omnye ongemnye umnye awumnye
1st plural esibanye esingebanye sibanye asibanye
2nd plural enibanye eningebanye nibanye anibanye
Class 1 omnye ongemnye mnye akamnye
Class 2 abanye abangebanye banye ababanye
Class 3 omnye ongemnye mnye awumnye
Class 4 eminye engeminye minye ayiminye
Class 5 elinye elingelinye linye alilinye
Class 6 amanye angemanye manye awamanye
Class 7 esinye esingesinye sinye asisinye
Class 8 ezinye ezingezinye zinye azizinye
Class 9 enye engenye inye ayiyinye
Class 10 ezinye ezingezinye zinye azizinye
Class 11 olunye olungelunye lunye alulunye
Class 14 obunye obungebunye bunye abubunye
Class 15 okunye okungekunye kunye akukunye
Class 17 okunye okungekunye kunye akukunye

Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

Adjective[edit]

-nye

  1. (with enumerative concord or copulative adjective concord) one
    Sibone muntu munye kuphela.
    We saw only one person.
    Ihhashi linye.
    The horse is one (in number).
  2. some
    Abantu abanye bavumelana nawe.
    Some people agree with you.
  3. another
    Ngibona inja enye.
    I see another dog.
  4. additional, more
    Ngicela amanzi amanye.
    Could I have some more water?

Usage notes[edit]

  • This word only means "one" when used with the enumerative concord, or with a copulative adjective concord.
  • The meaning "one" is normally used only with singular nouns. It can be used with plurale tantum nouns, in the meaning "one kind of".

Inflection[edit]

Enumerative concord, tone L
Modifier
Class 1 munye
Class 2 banye
Class 3 munye
Class 4 minye
Class 5 linye
Class 6 manye
Class 7 sinye
Class 8 zinye
Class 9 yinye
Class 10 zinye
Class 11 lunye
Class 14 bunye
Class 15 kunye
Class 17 kunye
Adjective concord, tone L
Modifier Copulative
positive negative positive negative
1st singular engimunye engingemunye ngimunye angimunye
2nd singular omunye ongemunye umunye awumunye
1st plural esibanye esingebanye sibanye asibanye
2nd plural enibanye eningebanye nibanye anibanye
Class 1 omunye ongemunye munye akamunye
Class 2 abanye abangebanye banye ababanye
Class 3 omunye ongemunye munye awumunye
Class 4 eminye engeminye minye ayiminye
Class 5 elinye elingelinye linye alilinye
Class 6 amanye angemanye manye awamanye
Class 7 esinye esingesinye sinye asisinye
Class 8 ezinye ezingezinye zinye azizinye
Class 9 enye engenye, engeyinye inye, yinye ayiyinye
Class 10 ezinye ezingezinye zinye azizinye
Class 11 olunye olungelunye lunye alulunye
Class 14 obunye obungebunye bunye abubunye
Class 15 okunye okungekunye kunye akukunye
Class 17 okunye okungekunye kunye akukunye

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