nymphe

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

nymphe (plural nymphes or nymphæ)

  1. (rare or archaic) Alternative spelling of nymph

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French nimphe, borrowed from Latin nympha or nymphe (nymph), from Ancient Greek νύμφη (númphē, young woman, nymph).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɛ̃f/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: nymphes
  • Hyphenation: nymphe

Noun[edit]

nymphe f (plural nymphes)

  1. nymph

Further reading[edit]


Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νύμφη (númphē, bride, nymph)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nymphē f (genitive nymphēs); first declension

  1. Alternative form of nympha

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun (Greek-type).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative nymphē nymphae
Genitive nymphēs nymphārum
Dative nymphae nymphīs
Accusative nymphēn nymphās
Ablative nymphē nymphīs
Vocative nymphē nymphae

References[edit]

  • nymphe in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

nymphe

  1. Alternative form of nimphe