See also: nûl and

AfrikaansEdit

Afrikaans cardinal numbers
0 1  > 
    Cardinal : nul

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch nul, from Middle Dutch nul, from Middle French nul or Italian nulla, from Latin nullus.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

nul

  1. zero

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nullus (none), attested from 1888.[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nul (feminine nul·la, masculine plural nuls, feminine plural nul·les)

  1. null, insignificant, negligible
    • 2020 August 8, Àlex Bustos, “Tres dones que aspiren a derrocar “l’últim dictador d’Europa” [Three women who aspire to take down "the last dictator in Europe"]”, in Ara[1]:
      Bielorússia ha sigut l’únic país europeu que ha continuat vivint com si no hi hagués pandèmia. L’actuació del govern per combatre la malaltia ha sigut pràcticament nul·la.
      Belarus has been the only European country who has continued living as if there were no pandemic. The government's action to combat the disease has been practically null.
  2. useless, inept
    Synonyms: inútil, inepte
  3. null, void, invalid
  4. null, absent, non-existent
    Synonyms: absent, inexistent

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “nul” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.

Further readingEdit


DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Via German Null (zero) and Italian nulla (zero) from New Latin nūlla (zero), a substantivization of the adjective Latin nūllus (no).

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

nul

  1. zero

InterjectionEdit

nul

  1. no way (vehement refusal)

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

nul n (singular definite nullet, plural indefinite nuller)

  1. The numeric symbol that represents the cardinal number zero.
    En million er et ettal med seks nuller efter.
    One million is a one followed by six zeros.
  2. (figuratively) A nobody, a nonentity.
  3. (in the plural) 2000s (the first decade of the 21st century)

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: núll

PronounEdit

nul (uninflected)

  1. (determiner) no
  2. (pronoun) nothing

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DutchEdit

Dutch cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : nul
    Ordinal : nulde

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch nul, from Middle French nul, from Old French nul, nulle (modern French nul) or Italian nulla, from Latin nūlla, from Latin nūllus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nʏl/
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  • Hyphenation: nul
  • Rhymes: -ʏl

NumeralEdit

nul

  1. zero, nought

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

nul m (plural nullen, diminutive nulletje n)

  1. (mathematics) A zero, naught, the numerical expression of none, nothing.
  2. (figuratively) A score of zero, the worst possible result.
  3. (figuratively) A good-for-nothing, worth-/use-less person.

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DescendantsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nul (used only predicatively, not comparable)

  1. (archaic) nul, void
  2. worthless

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EsperantoEdit

Esperanto numbers (edit)
0 1  → 
    Cardinal: nul
    Ordinal: nula

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nullus

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

nul

  1. nought, zero, nil

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French nul, from Old French, from Latin nullus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nul (feminine singular nulle, masculine plural nuls, feminine plural nulles)

  1. (indefinite, singular only) no, nil
  2. of poor quality, lousy, rubbish
  3. lame

Usage notesEdit

  • The plural forms of nul as a determiner are archaic.

NounEdit

nul m (plural nuls)

  1. (sports) A draw.

PronounEdit

nul ?

  1. (literary) no one, nobody

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French nul, from Latin nullus.

PronounEdit

nul

  1. nobody; no one
    • 1488, Jean Dupré, Lancelot du Lac, page 65:
      nul ne le povoit mieulx faire
      nobody could do it better

AdjectiveEdit

nul m (feminine singular nulle, masculine plural nuls, feminine plural nulles)

  1. none (not any)

DescendantsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin nullus.

PronounEdit

nul (singular, nominative nus or nuls)

  1. nobody; no one

AdjectiveEdit

nul m (oblique and nominative feminine singular nule)

  1. none (not any)

DescendantsEdit


RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) nulla
  • (Sutsilvan) nola, nula
  • (Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) nolla

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nullus.

NumeralEdit

nul

  1. (Sursilvan) zero