See also: nuss and Nuß

Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German nuz, from Proto-West Germanic *hnut, from Proto-Germanic *hnuts. Cognate with German Nuss, Dutch noot, English nut, Icelandic hnut.

NounEdit

Nuss f

  1. (Uri) nut (hard-shelled seed)

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GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German nuz, from Proto-West Germanic *hnut, from Proto-Germanic *hnuts, from Proto-Indo-European *knew-. Compare Dutch noot, English nut, Danish nød, Swedish nöt.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nʊs/
  • Rhymes: -ʊs
  • (file)

NounEdit

Nuss f (genitive Nuss, plural Nüsse, diminutive Nüsschen n or Nüsslein n)

  1. nut

Usage notesEdit

The spelling Nuss has been the prescribed spelling since the German spelling reform of 1996 (the Rechtschreibreform). In Switzerland and Liechtenstein, it had already been standard since ß was deprecated in the 1930s.

DeclensionEdit

HyponymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

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

HunsrikEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German nuz, from Proto-West Germanic *hnut, from Proto-Germanic *hnuts, from Proto-Indo-European *knew-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Nuss f (plural Niss, diminutive Nissje)

  1. nut

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German nuz, from Proto-West Germanic *hnut, from Proto-Germanic *hnuts. Cognate with German Nuss, Dutch noot, English nut, Icelandic hnut.

NounEdit

Nuss f (plural Niss)

  1. nut