See also: NNE, -nne, nnê, nṋe, -nñe, and -ññe

IgboEdit

EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ńné

  1. mother

MaquiritariEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nne (possessed nnedü, plural nnakomo)

  1. child, offspring; son or daughter
  2. (in relation to a man) brother’s son or daughter, fraternal niece or nephew
  3. (in relation to a woman) sister’s son or daughter, sororal niece or nephew
  4. male parallel cousin’s child
    1. father’s brother’s son’s son or daughter
    2. mother’s sister’s son’s son or daughter
  5. female cross-cousin’s child
    1. father’s sister’s daughter’s son or daughter
    2. mother’s brother’s daughter’s son or daughter

Usage notesEdit

Unlike other animate nouns (including kinship terms), this noun is never used with the plural possessive suffix -tomo; instead, the general plural suffix -komo is exceptionally used with its possessed form, with the noun itself also undergoing an irregular vowel change in the plural.

ReferencesEdit

  • Cáceres, Natalia (2011), “nne”, in Grammaire Fonctionnelle-Typologique du Ye’kwana, Lyon, page 117–118
  • Hall, Katherine Lee (1988), “nnedü”, in The morphosyntax of discourse in De'kwana Carib, volume I and II, Saint Louis, Missouri: PhD Thesis, Washington University
  • Hall, Katherine (2007), “nnedɨ”, in Mary Ritchie Key & Bernard Comrie, editors, The Intercontinental Dictionary Series[1], Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, published 2021
  • Monterrey, Nalúa Rosa Silva (2012) Hombres de curiara y mujeres de conuco. Etnografía de los indigenas Ye’kwana de Venezuela, Ciudad Bolívar: Universidad Nacional Experimental de Guayana, page 62–65, 70, 74

Northern SothoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-nàì.

NumeralEdit

nne

  1. four; 4

Further readingEdit


SothoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-nàì.

NumeralEdit

nne

  1. four

SwahiliEdit

Swahili numbers (edit)
40
 ←  3 4 5  → 
    Cardinal: -nne
    Ordinal: -a nne

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-nàì.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NumeralEdit

-nne (declinable)

  1. four

InflectionEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

NounEdit

nne (n class, plural nne)

  1. (card games) four

See alsoEdit

Playing cards in Swahili · karata za kucheza (layout · text)
             
ree, rea, rei mbili tatu nne tano sita saba
             
nane tisa kumi ghulamu, mzungu wa tatu malkia, mzungu wa pili, bibi mfalme, mzungu wa nne, basha jokari

TswanaEdit

Tswana cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : nne

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-nàì.

NumeralEdit

nne

  1. four