See also: nüe, nüè, and

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

nue

  1. feminine singular of nu

Etymology 2Edit

From Vulgar Latin *nūba, from Latin nūbēs, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)newdʰ- (to cover). Compare Occitan niu; Portuguese nuve; Spanish and Italian nube.

NounEdit

nue f (plural nues)

  1. (archaic, chiefly poetic) cloud
Usage notesEdit

Very rare outside of the expressions porter aux nues and tomber des nues; the more common literary term is now nuée while the common usage is nuage.

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

nue

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ぬえ

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

nue

  1. Nonstandard spelling of nüè.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

nue

  1. Alternative form of noy

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

nue

  1. Alternative form of noyen

NormanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nue

  1. feminine singular of nu

SardinianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • nuve (Nuorese)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nūbēs.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nue f (plural nues)

  1. cloud

UnuaEdit

NounEdit

nue

  1. water

Further readingEdit

  • Elizabeth Pearce, A Grammar of Unua (2015)