EnglishEdit

 
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The god Nu, at bottom, representing the primordial waters, raises the barque of the sun into the sky at the creation of the world.

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Egyptian nnw (Nu, the primeval waters).

Proper nounEdit

Nu

  1. (Egyptian mythology) The god who serves as the personification of the primeval waters that existed before the world.

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Proper nounEdit

Nu

  1. one of the 56 ethnic groups recognized by the People's Republic of China.

Etymology 3Edit

Abbreviations.

Proper nounEdit

Nu

  1. Abbreviation of Numbers. (a book in the Old Testament of the Bible)
  2. Alternative spelling of NU, Nunavut

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Substantivisation of nu (now), alternative form of nun (now).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uː

NounEdit

Nu n or m (indeclinable)

  1. Only used in im Nu (immediately, in no time)

Usage notesEdit

The masculine gender is more recent. The noun has traditionally been used with the neuter gender.

Further readingEdit

  • Nu” in Duden online
  • Nu” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache