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CahuillaEdit

 
navet

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uto-Aztecan [Term?] (compare Classical Nahuatl nohpalli)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

návet (plural návtem)

  1. A kind of prickly pear cactus, perhaps Opuntia engelmannii
  2. cactus in general

DanishEdit

NounEdit

navet n

  1. singular definite of nav

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French nef (turnip) (from Latin napus) +‎ -et.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /na.vɛ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

navet m (plural navets)

  1. (botany, cooking) turnip
    • 1837, Louis Viardot, L’Ingénieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manche, volume 1, translation of El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Chapter XXXV:
      Au secours, seigneurs, au secours ! venez à l’aide de mon seigneur, qui est engagé dans la plus formidable et la plus sanglante bataille que mes yeux aient jamais vue. Vive Dieu ! il a porté un tel revers au géant ennemi de madame la princesse Micomicona, qu’il lui a tranché la tête à rasibus des épaules, comme si c’eût été un navet.
      Help, good sirs, help! Come to the help of my master, who is engaged in the most formidable and the most bloody battle that my eyes have ever seen. By God! He delivered such a backhand to the giant enemy of the lady princess of Micomicona that he sliced off his head cleanly from the shoulders, as if it had been a turnip.
  2. (colloquial, film) A very bad movie.
    Quel navet, ce film!(please add an English translation of this usage example)

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LatinEdit

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a diminutive of Old French nef (turnip), from Latin napus.

NounEdit

navet m (plural navets)

  1. (Jersey) turnip

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

navet n

  1. definite singular of nav

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

navet n

  1. definite singular of nav

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

navet

  1. definite singular of nav