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See also: nase and nãse

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Alemannic GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • Naase (Basel, Aargau, Lucerne, Zug, Schwyz, Uri)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German nase, from Old High German nasa, from Proto-Germanic *nasō. Cognate with German Nase, Plautdietsch Näs, Icelandic nös. Dutch neus and English nose derive from an alternative Proto-Germanic form.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Nase f (plural Nase, diminutive Näsli or Näsi)

  1. (northeast and southwest Switzerland) nose

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German nase, from Old High German nasa, from Proto-Germanic *nasō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂s-. Compare Low German Nees, Norwegian nese, English nose.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnaːzə/
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  • Rhymes: -aːzə

NounEdit

Nase f (genitive Nase, plural Nasen, diminutive Näschen n or Näslein n)

  1. nose
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 33/2010, page 31:
      Baschir trägt einen dichten Bart, der einzig die Partie zwischen der Oberlippe und seiner großen Nase ausspart.
      Baschir wears a thick beard, which only leaves out the part between the upper lip and his big nose.
  2. snout
  3. nase

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Further readingEdit

  • Nase in Duden online