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EnglishEdit

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VerbEdit

ny

  1. obsolete spelling of nigh

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

AdjectiveEdit

ny (neuter nyt, definite and plural ny or nye, comparative nyere, superlative nyest)

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

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse .

NounEdit

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

  1. new moon, waxing moon
AntonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Ancient Greek Ν (N), ν (n).

NounEdit

ny n (singular definite nyet, plural indefinite nyer)

  1. nu; the Greek letter Ν, ν
InflectionEdit

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Middle FrenchEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ny

  1. neither; nor

Usage notesEdit

  • Chiefly used at least twice in the same sentence, such as ny riche, ny pouvre (neither rich nor poor)

DescendantsEdit

  • French: ni

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. new (recently made or created)

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. new (as above)

Derived termsEdit


SpanishEdit

NounEdit

ny f (plural nys)

  1. nu; the Greek letter Ν, ν

SynonymsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ny

  1. new

DeclensionEdit


VilamovianEdit

InterjectionEdit

ny

  1. no