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See also: Neve, nevé, névé, and ñeve

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English neve, neave, from Old English nefa (nephew, grandson), from Proto-Germanic *nefô (nephew), from Proto-Indo-European *nepoter-, *népōts, *nepo- (grandchild, sister's son). Cognate with West Frisian neef (cousin, nephew), Dutch neef (cousin, nephew), Low German Neev (nephew), German Neffe (nephew), Icelandic nefi (kinsman). Compare nift. See also nephew.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

neve (plural neves)

  1. (rare or obsolete) Nephew.
    • 1920, Wilhelm Robert Richard Pinger, Laurence Sterne and Goethe:
      Iwein considers it his right and duty to avenge his neve, and is much exercised when Artûs proposes to go to the well with his full strength, for he apprehends that the king will give the distinction of the combat to his sister's son Gâwein.
  2. (rare or obsolete) A male cousin.
    • 1988, Michael Tepper, New World immigrants:
      Still another passenger on the same ship was Gysbert Philips from Velthuysen, 24 years old, a "neve" ( nephew or cousin) of Cornelia Wynkoop.
  3. (rare or obsolete) A grandson.
  4. (rare) A spendthrift.

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AiwooEdit

NounEdit

neve

  1. bone (of mammals, birds)

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GalicianEdit

 
Neve, Pradorramisquedo, Ourense

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese neve (snow) (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin nix, nivem (snow).

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): [ˈnɛβɪ]

NounEdit

neve f (plural neves)

  1. snow

Derived termsEdit

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VerbEdit

neve

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of nevar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of nevar

ReferencesEdit

  • neve” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • neue” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • neve” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • neve” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • neve” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Guinea-Bissau CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese neve. Cognates with Kabuverdianu neva.

NounEdit

neve

  1. snow

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

név +‎ -e (possessive suffix)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈnɛvɛ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ne‧ve

NounEdit

neve

  1. third-person singular (single possession) possessive of név
    Mi a neve?What is your name? (formal) / What is his/her/its name?

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative neve
accusative nevét
dative nevének
instrumental nevével
causal-final nevéért
translative nevévé
terminative nevéig
essive-formal neveként
essive-modal nevéül
inessive nevében
superessive nevén
adessive nevénél
illative nevébe
sublative nevére
allative nevéhez
elative nevéből
delative nevéről
ablative nevétől

ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin nivem, accusative of nix, from Proto-Italic *sniks, from Proto-Indo-European *snígʷʰs. Compare Portuguese neve, Spanish nieve.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈne.ve/, [ˈn̺eːve]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: né‧ve

NounEdit

neve f (plural nevi)

  1. (weather) snow
  2. (slang, uncountable) snow (cocaine)

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LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From +‎ -ve.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

nēve

  1. and not, or not

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Mauritian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French neveu

NounEdit

neve

  1. nephew

ReferencesEdit

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *nefo, nevo, from Proto-Germanic *nefô, from Proto-Indo-European *népōts.

NounEdit

nēve m

  1. male relative
    1. male cousin
    2. nephew
    3. grandson

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • neve”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • neve”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English nefa, nefe, from Proto-Germanic *nefô; compare Middle Dutch neve, Middle Low German neve, and Old Norse nefi.

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

neve (plural neves)

  1. A nephew (offspring of one's sibling)
  2. One's offspring or descendants.
  3. (rare) A neve or profligate; a overspender.
DescendantsEdit
  • English: neve (obsolete)
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hnefi; further etymology is unknown.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛːv(ə)/, /ˈnɛːf(ə)/

NounEdit

neve (plural neves)

  1. nief, fist (hand with clenched fingers)
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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hnefi.

NounEdit

neve m (definite singular neven, indefinite plural never, definite plural nevene)

  1. a fist (clenched hand)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hnefi.

NounEdit

neve m (definite singular neven, indefinite plural nevar, definite plural nevane)

  1. a fist (clenched hand)

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PortugueseEdit

 
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neve

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese neve (snow), from Latin nix, nivem (snow), from Proto-Italic *sniks (snow), from Proto-Indo-European *snígʷʰs (snow), derived from *sneygʷʰ- (to snow). Cognate with Galician neve, Spanish nieve, Catalan neu, Occitan nèu, Italian neve and Romanian nea.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

neve f (plural neves)

  1. snow
    • 1902, Fernando Pessoa, Quando ela passa:
      Quando eu me sento à janela / P'los vidros qu'a neve embaça / Vejo a doce imagem d'ela / Quando passa… passa… passa…
      When I sit at the window / I see through the panes clouded by snow / The sweet image of her / When (she) passes… passes… passes…

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Seychellois CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French neveu

NounEdit

neve

  1. nephew

ReferencesEdit

  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français