See also: neüf

French edit

Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Middle French neuf, from Old French nuef, from Latin novem, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /nœf/
  • IPA(key): /nœ.v‿/ (before ans and heures, dated also otherwise before a vowel)
  • IPA(key): /nœ/, /nø/ (archaic, before a consonant)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -œf

Numeral edit

French numbers (edit)
90[a], [b]
 ←  8 9 10  → 
    Cardinal: neuf
    Ordinal: neuvième
    Ordinal abbreviation: 9e, (now nonstandard) 9ème
    Multiplier: nonuple

neuf (invariable)

  1. nine
Derived terms edit
Descendants edit
  • Louisiana Creole: nèf

Etymology 2 edit

Inherited from Middle French neuf, from Old French nuef, from Latin novus, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

neuf (feminine neuve, masculine plural neufs, feminine plural neuves)

  1. brand new, very new
Derived terms edit
Related terms edit
  • nouveau (for “new” items, but those that are not fresh from the factory for example)
Descendants edit
  • Louisiana Creole: nèf

See also edit

Playing cards in French · cartes à jouer (layout · text)
             
as deux trois quatre cinq six sept
             
huit neuf dix valet dame roi joker

Further reading edit

Middle French edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old French nuef, from Latin novem, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥.

Numeral edit

neuf (invariable)

  1. nine
Descendants edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Old French nuef, from Latin novus, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

Adjective edit

neuf m (feminine singular neuve, masculine plural neufs, feminine plural neuves)

  1. new
Descendants edit

References edit

  • neuf on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330–1500) (in French)

Norman edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old French nuef, from Latin novem, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥.

Norman cardinal numbers
 <  8 9 10  > 
    Cardinal : neuf
Norman cardinal numbers
 <  8 9 10  > 
    Cardinal : neuf

Pronunciation edit

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Numeral edit

neuf

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) nine
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Old French nuef, from Latin novus, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

Adjective edit

neuf m

  1. (Guernsey) new
Alternative forms edit