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Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nœf/
  • (before a vowel or mute h) IPA(key): /nœ.v‿/
  • (archaic, before a consonant) IPA(key): /nœ/, /nø/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -œf

NumeralEdit

French cardinal numbers
 <  8 9 10  > 
    Cardinal : neuf
    Ordinal : neuvième
French Wikipedia article on neuf

neuf

  1. nine

Etymology 2Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. brand new, very new

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • nouveau (for “new” items, but those that are not fresh from the factory for example)

See alsoEdit

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

Further readingEdit


NormanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NumeralEdit

neuf

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) nine
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French nuef, from Latin novus.

AdjectiveEdit

neuf m

  1. (Guernsey) new
Alternative formsEdit