See also: NEP, Nep, Nep., and nép

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short for nepte.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nep ‎(plural neps)

  1. Catmint, catnip; Nepeta cataria.
    • 1653, Nicholas Culpeper, The English Physician Enlarged, Folio 2007, p. 201:
      Nep is generally used for women to procure their courses, being taken inwardly or outwardly, either alone or with other convenient herbs in a decoction to bathe them, of sit over the hot fumes thereof.

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PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Nepp.

NounEdit

nep m ‎(uncountable)

  1. imitation, fake

AdjectiveEdit

nep ‎(comparative nepper, superlative nepst)

  1. fake, not real
  2. artificial, not natural

InflectionEdit

This word is used more often in compounds than as an attributive adjective. Thus, the inflected form neppe is rarely used, and prefixing with nep- is more common. The predicative and partitive forms are used normally.

Inflection of nep
uninflected nep
inflected neppe
comparative nepper
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial nep nepper het nepst
het nepste
indefinite m./f. sing. neppe neppere nepste
n. sing. nep nepper nepste
plural neppe neppere nepste
definite neppe neppere nepste
partitive neps neppers

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