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See also: NIA, nía, nĩa, niā, nią, -nia, and ni'a

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AbenakiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Penobscot nis (I).

PronounEdit

nia

  1. I (the singular first person pronoun)

ReferencesEdit

  • Joseph Laurent (1884) New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues, Quebec: Leger Brousseau
  • John Dyneley Prince, The Differentiation Between the Penobscot and the Canadian Abenaki Dialects, in the American Anthropologist, volume 4 (1902)

EseEdit

NounEdit

nia

  1. (anatomy) eye

EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈnia/
  • Hyphenation: ni‧a
  • Rhymes: -ia

DeterminerEdit

nia (plural niaj, accusative singular nian, accusative plural niajn)

  1. our

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

nia

  1. third-person singular past historic of nier

AnagramsEdit


IdoEdit

PronounEdit

nia

  1. our

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish nïa, from Primitive Irish ᚅᚔᚑᚈᚈᚐ (niotta, genitive), from Proto-Celtic *neɸūss (compare Welsh nai), from Proto-Indo-European *népōts. Cognates include Sanskrit नपात् (nápāt), Old Persian 𐎴𐎱𐎠 (napā), Ancient Greek ἀνεψιός (anepsiós), Latin nepos, and Old English nefa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nia m (genitive singular nia, nominative plural nianna)

  1. nephew

Coordinate termsEdit

Further readingEdit


LadinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nia

  1. no, not (after a negative) any

AdverbEdit

nia

  1. nothing, anything
  2. at all

MachiguengaEdit

NounEdit

nia

  1. water
    • 1999, Bibliografía peruana, page 140:
      Ogari nia onti pairo okametiti = El agua es muy buena : libro n.o 7; machiguenga con traducción al castellano.

ReferencesEdit

  • Pueblos del Perú (2006)

Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Primitive Irish ᚅᚔᚑᚈᚈᚐ (niotta, genitive), from Proto-Celtic *neɸūss (compare Welsh nai), from Proto-Indo-European *népōts. Cognates include Sanskrit नपात् (nápāt), Old Persian 𐎴𐎱𐎠 (napā), Ancient Greek ἀνεψιός (anepsiós), Latin nepos, and Old English nefa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nïa m (genitive nïad or nïeth, nominative plural nïaid)

  1. nephew, sister’s son

InflectionEdit

Masculine t-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative nia nïaidL, nia nïaid
Vocative nia nïaidL, nia nïada
Accusative nïaidN nïaidL, nia nïada
Genitive nïad, nïeth nïad, nïeth nïadN
Dative nïaidL nïadaib nïadaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
nïa
also nnïa after a proclitic
nïa
pronounced with /n(ʲ)-/
nïa
also nnïa after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


PenobscotEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Abenaki nis (I).

PronounEdit

nia

  1. I (the singular first person pronoun)

ReferencesEdit

  • 1902, J. Dyneley Prince, The Differentiation Between the Penobscot and the Canadian Abenaki Dialects, in the American Anthropologist, volume 4
  • 1918, Frank G. Speck, Newell Lion, Penobscot Transformer Tales, in the International Journal of American Linguistics, volume 1, number 3 (August 1918)

SukiEdit

NounEdit

nia

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Stephen Adolphe Wurm, Donald C. Laycock, Pacific linguistic studies in honour of Arthur Capell (1970), page 1260: The Suki word for water, nia, has certainly been borrowed from languages in the Mai Kussa-Pahoturi area (Warubi, Mikud, Agob) where it is widespread. From suki it will have found its way into Zimakani (neia).

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic نِيَّة(niyya).

NounEdit

nia (n class, plural nia)

  1. intention

VerbEdit

-nia (infinitive kunia)

  1. to decide, intend, resolve

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of -nia
Non-finite forms
Form Positive Negative
Infinitive kunia kutonia
Simple finite forms
Positive form Singular Plural
Imperative nia nieni
Habitual hunia
Complex finite forms
Polarity Persons Persons / Classes Classes
1st 2nd 3rd / M-wa M-mi Ma Ki-vi N U Ku Pa Mu
Sg. Pl. Sg. Pl. Sg. / 1 Pl. / 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 / 14 15 / 17 16 18
Past
Positive nilinia
nalinia
tulinia
twalinia
ulinia
walinia
mlinia
mwalinia
alinia walinia ulinia ilinia lilinia yalinia kilinia vilinia ilinia zilinia ulinia kulinia palinia mulinia
Negative sikunia hatukunia hukunia hamkunia hakunia hawakunia haukunia haikunia halikunia hayakunia hakikunia havikunia haikunia hazikunia haukunia hakukunia hapakunia hamukunia
Present
Positive ninania
nania
tunania unania mnania anania wanania unania inania linania yanania kinania vinania inania zinania unania kunania panania munania
Negative sinii hatunii hunii hamnii hanii hawanii haunii hainii halinii hayanii hakinii havinii hainii hazinii haunii hakunii hapanii hamunii
Future
Positive nitania tutania utania mtania atania watania utania itania litania yatania kitania vitania itania zitania utania kutania patania mutania
Negative sitania hatutania hutania hamtania hatania hawatania hautania haitania halitania hayatania hakitania havitania haitania hazitania hautania hakutania hapatania hamutania
Subjunctive
Positive ninie tunie unie mnie anie wanie unie inie linie yanie kinie vinie inie zinie unie kunie panie munie
Negative nisinie tusinie usinie msinie asinie wasinie usinie isinie lisinie yasinie kisinie visinie isinie zisinie usinie kusinie pasinie musinie
Present Conditional
Positive ningenia tungenia ungenia mngenia angenia wangenia ungenia ingenia lingenia yangenia kingenia vingenia ingenia zingenia ungenia kungenia pangenia mungenia
Negative nisingenia
singenia
tusingenia
hatungenia
usingenia
hungenia
msingenia
hamngenia
asingenia
hangenia
wasingenia
hawangenia
usingenia
haungenia
isingenia
haingenia
lisingenia
halingenia
yasingenia
hayangenia
kisingenia
hakingenia
visingenia
havingenia
isingenia
haingenia
zisingenia
hazingenia
usingenia
haungenia
kusingenia
hakungenia
pasingenia
hapangenia
musingenia
hamungenia
Past Conditional
Positive ningalinia tungalinia ungalinia mngalinia angalinia wangalinia ungalinia ingalinia lingalinia yangalinia kingalinia vingalinia ingalinia zingalinia ungalinia kungalinia pangalinia mungalinia
Negative nisingalinia
singalinia
tusingalinia
hatungalinia
usingalinia
hungalinia
msingalinia
hamngalinia
asingalinia
hangalinia
wasingalinia
hawangalinia
usingalinia
haungalinia
isingalinia
haingalinia
lisingalinia
halingalinia
yasingalinia
hayangalinia
kisingalinia
hakingalinia
visingalinia
havingalinia
isingalinia
haingalinia
zisingalinia
hazingalinia
usingalinia
haungalinia
kusingalinia
hakungalinia
pasingalinia
hapangalinia
musingalinia
hamungalinia
Conditional Contrary to Fact
Positive ningelinia tungelinia ungelinia mngelinia angelinia wangelinia ungelinia ingelinia lingelinia yangelinia kingelinia vingelinia ingelinia zingelinia ungelinia kungelinia pangelinia mungelinia
Gnomic
Positive nania twania wania mwania ania wania wania yania lania yania chania vyania yania zania wania kwania pania mwania
Perfect
Positive nimenia tumenia umenia mmenia amenia wamenia umenia imenia limenia yamenia kimenia vimenia imenia zimenia umenia kumenia pamenia mumenia
"Already"
Positive nimeshania tumeshania umeshania mmeshania ameshania wameshania umeshania imeshania limeshania yameshania kimeshania vimeshania imeshania zimeshania umeshania kumeshania pameshania mumeshania
"Not yet"
Negative sijania hatujania hujania hamjania hajania hawajania haujania haijania halijania hayajania hakijania havijania haijania hazijania haujania hakujania hapajania hamujania
"If/When"
Positive nikinia tukinia ukinia mkinia akinia wakinia ukinia ikinia likinia yakinia kikinia vikinia ikinia zikinia ukinia kukinia pakinia mukinia
"If not"
Negative nisiponia tusiponia usiponia msiponia asiponia wasiponia usiponia isiponia lisiponia yasiponia kisiponia visiponia isiponia zisiponia usiponia kusiponia pasiponia musiponia
Consecutive
Positive nikania tukania ukania mkania akania wakania ukania ikania likania yakania kikania vikania ikania zikania ukania kukania pakania mukania
Relative Forms
Past
ye naliyenia twaliyenia waliyenia mwaliyenia aliyenia waliyenia uliyenia iliyenia liliyenia yaliyenia kiliyenia viliyenia iliyenia ziliyenia uliyenia kuliyenia paliyenia muliyenia
o nalionia twalionia walionia mwalionia alionia walionia ulionia ilionia lilionia yalionia kilionia vilionia ilionia zilionia ulionia kulionia palionia mulionia
yo naliyonia twaliyonia waliyonia mwaliyonia aliyonia waliyonia uliyonia iliyonia liliyonia yaliyonia kiliyonia viliyonia iliyonia ziliyonia uliyonia kuliyonia paliyonia muliyonia
lo nalilonia twalilonia walilonia mwalilonia alilonia walilonia ulilonia ililonia lililonia yalilonia kililonia vililonia ililonia zililonia ulilonia kulilonia palilonia mulilonia
cho nalichonia twalichonia walichonia mwalichonia alichonia walichonia ulichonia ilichonia lilichonia yalichonia kilichonia vilichonia ilichonia zilichonia ulichonia kulichonia palichonia mulichonia
vyo nalivyonia twalivyonia walivyonia mwalivyonia alivyonia walivyonia ulivyonia ilivyonia lilivyonia yalivyonia kilivyonia vilivyonia ilivyonia zilivyonia ulivyonia kulivyonia palivyonia mulivyonia
zo nalizonia twalizonia walizonia mwalizonia alizonia walizonia ulizonia ilizonia lilizonia yalizonia kilizonia vilizonia ilizonia zilizonia ulizonia kulizonia palizonia mulizonia
ko nalikonia twalikonia walikonia mwalikonia alikonia walikonia ulikonia ilikonia lilikonia yalikonia kilikonia vilikonia ilikonia zilikonia ulikonia kulikonia palikonia mulikonia
po naliponia twaliponia waliponia mwaliponia aliponia waliponia uliponia iliponia liliponia yaliponia kiliponia viliponia iliponia ziliponia uliponia kuliponia paliponia muliponia
mo nalimonia twalimonia walimonia mwalimonia alimonia walimonia ulimonia ilimonia lilimonia yalimonia kilimonia vilimonia ilimonia zilimonia ulimonia kulimonia palimonia mulimonia
Present
ye nayenia tunayenia unayenia mnayenia anayenia wanayenia unayenia inayenia linayenia yanayenia kinayenia vinayenia inayenia zinayenia unayenia kunayenia panayenia munayenia
o naonia tunaonia unaonia mnaonia anaonia wanaonia unaonia inaonia linaonia yanaonia kinaonia vinaonia inaonia zinaonia unaonia kunaonia panaonia munaonia
yo nayonia tunayonia unayonia mnayonia anayonia wanayonia unayonia inayonia linayonia yanayonia kinayonia vinayonia inayonia zinayonia unayonia kunayonia panayonia munayonia
lo nalonia tunalonia unalonia mnalonia analonia wanalonia unalonia inalonia linalonia yanalonia kinalonia vinalonia inalonia zinalonia unalonia kunalonia panalonia munalonia
cho nachonia tunachonia unachonia mnachonia anachonia wanachonia unachonia inachonia linachonia yanachonia kinachonia vinachonia inachonia zinachonia unachonia kunachonia panachonia munachonia
vyo navyonia tunavyonia unavyonia mnavyonia anavyonia wanavyonia unavyonia inavyonia linavyonia yanavyonia kinavyonia vinavyonia inavyonia zinavyonia unavyonia kunavyonia panavyonia munavyonia
zo nazonia tunazonia unazonia mnazonia anazonia wanazonia unazonia inazonia linazonia yanazonia kinazonia vinazonia inazonia zinazonia unazonia kunazonia panazonia munazonia
ko nakonia tunakonia unakonia mnakonia anakonia wanakonia unakonia inakonia linakonia yanakonia kinakonia vinakonia inakonia zinakonia unakonia kunakonia panakonia munakonia
po naponia tunaponia unaponia mnaponia anaponia wanaponia unaponia inaponia linaponia yanaponia kinaponia vinaponia inaponia zinaponia unaponia kunaponia panaponia munaponia
mo namonia tunamonia unamonia mnamonia anamonia wanamonia unamonia inamonia linamonia yanamonia kinamonia vinamonia inamonia zinamonia unamonia kunamonia panamonia munamonia
Future
ye nitakayenia tutakayenia utakayenia mtakayenia atakayenia watakayenia utakayenia itakayenia litakayenia yatakayenia kitakayenia vitakayenia itakayenia zitakayenia utakayenia kutakayenia patakayenia mutakayenia
o nitakaonia tutakaonia utakaonia mtakaonia atakaonia watakaonia utakaonia itakaonia litakaonia yatakaonia kitakaonia vitakaonia itakaonia zitakaonia utakaonia kutakaonia patakaonia mutakaonia
yo nitakayonia tutakayonia utakayonia mtakayonia atakayonia watakayonia utakayonia itakayonia litakayonia yatakayonia kitakayonia vitakayonia itakayonia zitakayonia utakayonia kutakayonia patakayonia mutakayonia
lo nitakalonia tutakalonia utakalonia mtakalonia atakalonia watakalonia utakalonia itakalonia litakalonia yatakalonia kitakalonia vitakalonia itakalonia zitakalonia utakalonia kutakalonia patakalonia mutakalonia
cho nitakachonia tutakachonia utakachonia mtakachonia atakachonia watakachonia utakachonia itakachonia litakachonia yatakachonia kitakachonia vitakachonia itakachonia zitakachonia utakachonia kutakachonia patakachonia mutakachonia
vyo nitakavyonia tutakavyonia utakavyonia mtakavyonia atakavyonia watakavyonia utakavyonia itakavyonia litakavyonia yatakavyonia kitakavyonia vitakavyonia itakavyonia zitakavyonia utakavyonia kutakavyonia patakavyonia mutakavyonia
zo nitakazonia tutakazonia utakazonia mtakazonia atakazonia watakazonia utakazonia itakazonia litakazonia yatakazonia kitakazonia vitakazonia itakazonia zitakazonia utakazonia kutakazonia patakazonia mutakazonia
ko nitakakonia tutakakonia utakakonia mtakakonia atakakonia watakakonia utakakonia itakakonia litakakonia yatakakonia kitakakonia vitakakonia itakakonia zitakakonia utakakonia kutakakonia patakakonia mutakakonia
po nitakaponia tutakaponia utakaponia mtakaponia atakaponia watakaponia utakaponia itakaponia litakaponia yatakaponia kitakaponia vitakaponia itakaponia zitakaponia utakaponia kutakaponia patakaponia mutakaponia
mo nitakamonia tutakamonia utakamonia mtakamonia atakamonia watakamonia utakamonia itakamonia litakamonia yatakamonia kitakamonia vitakamonia itakamonia zitakamonia utakamonia kutakamonia patakamonia mutakamonia
General Positive
ye niniaye tuniaye uniaye mniaye aniaye waniaye uniaye iniaye liniaye yaniaye kiniaye viniaye iniaye ziniaye uniaye kuniaye paniaye muniaye
o niniao tuniao uniao mniao aniao waniao uniao iniao liniao yaniao kiniao viniao iniao ziniao uniao kuniao paniao muniao
yo niniayo tuniayo uniayo mniayo aniayo waniayo uniayo iniayo liniayo yaniayo kiniayo viniayo iniayo ziniayo uniayo kuniayo paniayo muniayo
lo ninialo tunialo unialo mnialo anialo wanialo unialo inialo linialo yanialo kinialo vinialo inialo zinialo unialo kunialo panialo munialo
cho niniacho tuniacho uniacho mniacho aniacho waniacho uniacho iniacho liniacho yaniacho kiniacho viniacho iniacho ziniacho uniacho kuniacho paniacho muniacho
vyo niniavyo tuniavyo uniavyo mniavyo aniavyo waniavyo uniavyo iniavyo liniavyo yaniavyo kiniavyo viniavyo iniavyo ziniavyo uniavyo kuniavyo paniavyo muniavyo
zo niniazo tuniazo uniazo mniazo aniazo waniazo uniazo iniazo liniazo yaniazo kiniazo viniazo iniazo ziniazo uniazo kuniazo paniazo muniazo
ko niniako tuniako uniako mniako aniako waniako uniako iniako liniako yaniako kiniako viniako iniako ziniako uniako kuniako paniako muniako
po niniapo tuniapo uniapo mniapo aniapo waniapo uniapo iniapo liniapo yaniapo kiniapo viniapo iniapo ziniapo uniapo kuniapo paniapo muniapo
mo niniamo tuniamo uniamo mniamo aniamo waniamo uniamo iniamo liniamo yaniamo kiniamo viniamo iniamo ziniamo uniamo kuniamo paniamo muniamo
General Negative
ye nisiyenia tusiyenia usiyenia msiyenia asiyenia wasiyenia usiyenia isiyenia lisiyenia yasiyenia kisiyenia visiyenia isiyenia zisiyenia usiyenia kusiyenia pasiyenia musiyenia
o nisionia tusionia usionia msionia asionia wasionia usionia isionia lisionia yasionia kisionia visionia isionia zisionia usionia kusionia pasionia musionia
yo nisiyonia tusiyonia usiyonia msiyonia asiyonia wasiyonia usiyonia isiyonia lisiyonia yasiyonia kisiyonia visiyonia isiyonia zisiyonia usiyonia kusiyonia pasiyonia musiyonia
lo nisilonia tusilonia usilonia msilonia asilonia wasilonia usilonia isilonia lisilonia yasilonia kisilonia visilonia isilonia zisilonia usilonia kusilonia pasilonia musilonia
cho nisichonia tusichonia usichonia msichonia asichonia wasichonia usichonia isichonia lisichonia yasichonia kisichonia visichonia isichonia zisichonia usichonia kusichonia pasichonia musichonia
vyo nisivyonia tusivyonia usivyonia msivyonia asivyonia wasivyonia usivyonia isivyonia lisivyonia yasivyonia kisivyonia visivyonia isivyonia zisivyonia usivyonia kusivyonia pasivyonia musivyonia
zo nisizonia tusizonia usizonia msizonia asizonia wasizonia usizonia isizonia lisizonia yasizonia kisizonia visizonia isizonia zisizonia usizonia kusizonia pasizonia musizonia
ko nisikonia tusikonia usikonia msikonia asikonia wasikonia usikonia isikonia lisikonia yasikonia kisikonia visikonia isikonia zisikonia usikonia kusikonia pasikonia musikonia
po nisiponia tusiponia usiponia msiponia asiponia wasiponia usiponia isiponia lisiponia yasiponia kisiponia visiponia isiponia zisiponia usiponia kusiponia pasiponia musiponia
mo nisimonia tusimonia usimonia msimonia asimonia wasimonia usimonia isimonia lisimonia yasimonia kisimonia visimonia isimonia zisimonia usimonia kusimonia pasimonia musimonia
Not all possible forms are listed in the table. Transitive verbs can take object concords and many other forms not commonly seen in modern Standard Swahili are absent from the table. See Appendix:Swahili verbs for more information.

SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the digit nio (nine)

NounEdit

nia c

  1. nine; the digit "9"
  2. ninth-grader; pupil in the ninth and last year of compulsory school
  3. a class of ninth-graders
  4. (uncountable, mainly used in the definite) the ninth year in school
    De barnen går i nian.
    Those children are in ninth grade.
  5. a person who finish a competition as number nine
DeclensionEdit
Declension of nia 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative nia nian nior niorna
Genitive nias nians niors niornas
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From ni (you) +‎ -a, a common way of forming verbs in Swedish. First attested in 1731.[1]

VerbEdit

nia

  1. to address someone with ni (rather than du) as a sign of respect or deference
Usage notesEdit

The term nia has varied considerably over time and location. After the 1960s and 1970s, the word du has in Sweden been used almost exclusively as second person personal pronoun, with a slight change in the late 1990s and early 2000s, when, for example, staff in restaurants and shops began to use ni towards the customers. Before the 1960s, however, there was a difference in use between Sweden and Finland: in both cases du was mainly used within family, among close friends, and when speaking to children. In Sweden, people with higher social statuses usually were addressed with surname and/or title, or if those were unknown, by reconstructing the sentence to use the passive voice or by using herr (Mr.), fru (Mrs.), or fröken (Miss), whereas people with lower statuses were addressed using ni. In Finland, the difference in status was not as commonly taken into account, and instead ni was used as the polite choice of pronoun regardless of social status.

AntonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit


TimucuaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Tawasa néăh (woman).

NounEdit

nia

  1. woman

ReferencesEdit

  • Julian Granberry, A Grammar and Dictionary of the Timucua Language (1993, →ISBN