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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 f sg

  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.