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See also: núa, nuâ, nũa, nưa, nửa, nứa, nữa, nu'a, and nua-

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AdjectiveEdit

nua f sg

  1. feminine singular of nu

GbariEdit

NounEdit

nua

  1. water

ReferencesEdit


IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish núa, from Proto-Celtic *nouyos (compare Welsh newydd, Breton nevez), from Proto-Indo-European *néwos (new).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nua (genitive singular feminine nuaí, comparative nuaí)

  1. new; fresh, recent, novel

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

nua m (genitive singular nua)

  1. newness; new thing

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • núa, núae” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "nua" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “nua” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “nua” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nua

  1. Feminine singular of adjective nu.

Rapa NuiEdit

NounEdit

nua

  1. mother

Usage notesEdit

Considered archaic. Modern usage is matu'a vahine or matu'a poreko.