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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Scots naw, naa, na, from Middle English na, from Old English (no, never). More at no.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

naw

  1. (Scotland, US) Eye dialect spelling of no.
    • 2012, Alex Gray, A Pound of Flesh
      'Naw, hen, sorry. Ye're too young for us. Come back when you've got a couple mair years under yer belt, eh?'

AnagramsEdit


CornishEdit

Cornish cardinal numbers
 <  8 9 10  > 
    Cardinal : naw

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *naw, from Proto-Celtic *nawan, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥.

NumeralEdit

naw

  1. nine

See alsoEdit

  • (cardinal number): Previous: eth. Next: deg

MaricopaEdit

NounEdit

naw

  1. friend

Old PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *navъ.

NounEdit

naw m

  1. corpse

TaraoEdit

NounEdit

naw

  1. child

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Chungkham Yashwanta Singh, Tarao Grammar

WakhiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Yagnobi нав.

NumeralEdit

naw

  1. nine

WelshEdit

Welsh cardinal numbers
 <  8 9 10  > 
    Cardinal : naw
    Ordinal : nawfed

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Brythonic *naw, from Proto-Celtic *nawan, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥.

NumeralEdit

naw

  1. nine

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

naw

  1. Nasal mutation of daw.
MutationEdit
Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
daw ddaw naw unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “naw”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

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