Last modified on 9 October 2014, at 13:18
See also: NUI and nu-i

Campidanese SardinianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nubes. Compare Italian nube and nuvola.

NounEdit

nui

  1. cloud

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

nui (intransitive, hence invariable)

  1. past participle of nuire

AnagramsEdit


HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *nui

NounEdit

nui

  1. plenty, a lot, size, dimension, number, area
  2. group, before nouns (nui manō, group of sharks)

VerbEdit

nui

  1. (stative) big, great, abundant

IstriotEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nōs. Compare Italian noi, Sicilian nui, Dalmatian nu.

PronounEdit

nui

  1. we

LatgalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Samogitian particle noi with the same meaning.

PronunciationEdit

ParticleEdit

nui

  1. yes, that's right

SynonymsEdit


MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *nui

AdjectiveEdit

nui

  1. big

Rapa NuiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *nui

AdjectiveEdit

nui

  1. big, great

Derived termsEdit


SicilianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nōs. Compare Italian noi.

PronounEdit

nui

  1. we

Usage notesEdit

  • The pronoun nui is rarely used in Sicilian by itself. Instead, the preferred forms combine nui (we) and àutri (others), such as nuàutri.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1875, Giuseppe Pitrè, Fiabe, novelle e racconti popolari siciliani, Volume 4[1] (in Italian), Palermo: L. Pedone Lauriel, ISBN 1141861690, page ccx:

TahitianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *nui

AdjectiveEdit

nui

  1. (archaic) big

Usage notesEdit

Largely replaced by rahi, except in some common compounds like Tahiti nui.

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French nouille

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nui

  1. short-tubed pasta