nova

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EtymologyEdit

Feminine nominative singular of the Latin adjective novus (new). The feminine is used since the Latin word for star, stella is feminine; thus nova is a shortening of nova stella (new star), first used in this sense in 1573 by Tycho Brahe.

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NounEdit

nova ‎(plural novae or novas)

  1. (astronomy) Any sudden brightening of a previously inconspicuous star.

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nova

  1. feminine of nou

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EtymologyEdit

From Italian nuovo, Spanish nuevo, Portuguese novo, Bulgarian нова ‎(nova); from Latin novus. May also be a derivation from Polish nowy or Russian но́вый ‎(nóvyj). All derived from From Proto-Indo-European *néwos, including similar cognates in other Indo-European languages ( English new, German neu, French nouveau, Lithuanian naujas, Greek νέος ‎(néos), Persian نو ‎(nou), Hindi नया ‎(nayā) ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈno.va/
  • Hyphenation: no‧va

AdjectiveEdit

nova ‎(accusative singular novan, plural novaj, accusative plural novajn)

  1. new
    Oni ne povas instrui al maljuna hundo novajn ruzojn.
    You cannot teach an old dogs new tricks.

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nova

  1. nova (sudden brightening of a previously inconspicuous star)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of nova (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative nova novat
genitive novan novien
partitive novaa novia
illative novaan noviin
singular plural
nominative nova novat
accusative nom. nova novat
gen. novan
genitive novan novien
novainrare
partitive novaa novia
inessive novassa novissa
elative novasta novista
illative novaan noviin
adessive novalla novilla
ablative novalta novilta
allative novalle noville
essive novana novina
translative novaksi noviksi
instructive novin
abessive novatta novitta
comitative novineen

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NounEdit

nova f ‎(plural novas or novae or novæ)

  1. (astronomy) nova

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nova

  1. third-person singular past historic of nover

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nova

  1. new

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nova f ‎(plural nove)

  1. nova

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nova

  1. feminine singular of novo

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nôːʋa/
  • Hyphenation: no‧va

NounEdit

nȏva f ‎(Cyrillic spelling но̑ва)

  1. nova

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SicilianEdit

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nova

  1. feminine singular of novu

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nova

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of novar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of novar.
  3. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of novar.

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nova

  1. feminine singular of novo
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