See also: null, núll, and null'

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Proper nounEdit

Null (plural Nulls)

  1. A surname​.

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EtymologyEdit

Since late 16th c. From earlier form Nulla (c. 1500), from Italian nulla, from Latin nūlla, feminine of nūllus (no one), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ne, *óynos and *-lós.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [nʊl]
  • (file)

NounEdit

Null f (genitive Null, plural Nullen)

  1. (mathematics) zero (a numeral; numeric symbol of zero)
    Die Null und der Großbuchstabe „O“ sind sich im Schriftbild sehr ähnlich.Zero and the capital letter "O" are very similar in typeface.
    Er malte eine große Null auf das Papier.He painted a big zero in the sheet of paper.
    Die Zahl Hundert wird mit zwei Nullen geschrieben.The number one hundred is written with two zeros.
  2. (derogatory) failure, loser
    In Mathematik ist er eine totale Null.He is a total failure in mathematics.

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Further readingEdit

  • Null” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Null” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Null” in Duden online

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nūlla.

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Null f (plural Nullen)

  1. zero