See also: Nye and NYE

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from French nid (nest, brood), Latin nidus (nest). Doublet of nidus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nye (plural nyes)

  1. A brood or flock of pheasants.

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

NounEdit

nye m (indefinite plural neje, definite singular neni, definite plural nejet)

  1. (Gheg) Alternative form of nyjë

DanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nye

  1. definite/plural of ny

DumbeaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nye

  1. needle

ReferencesEdit


EweEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

nye

  1. I

VerbEdit

nye

  1. to swerve
  2. to swing

IgboEdit

VerbEdit

nyè

  1. give

Northern NdebeleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *-nye, from Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

AdjectiveEdit

-nye

  1. one
  2. another

InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.


Norwegian BokmålEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nye

  1. definite singular of ny
  2. plural of ny

Norwegian NynorskEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nye

  1. definite singular of ny
  2. plural of ny

PhuthiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

AdjectiveEdit

-nye

  1. one

InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.


Southern NdebeleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *-nye, from Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

AdjectiveEdit

-nye

  1. one
  2. another

InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.


SwahiliEdit

Prepositional phraseEdit

nye

  1. Alternative form of naye

SwaziEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

AdjectiveEdit

-nyé

  1. one

InflectionEdit

Adjective concord, tone H
Modifier Copulative
1st singular lengimunye ngimunye
2nd singular lomunye umunye
1st plural lesibanye sibanye
2nd plural lenibanye nibanye
Class 1 lomunye munye
Class 2 labanye banye
Class 3 lomunye munye
Class 4 leminye minye
Class 5 lelinye linye
Class 6 lamanye manye
Class 7 lesinye sinye
Class 8 letinye tinye
Class 9 lenye inye
Class 10 letinye tinye
Class 11 lolunye lunye
Class 14 lobunye bunye
Class 15 lokunye kunye
Class 17 lokunye kunye

SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nye

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of ny.

XhosaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *-nye, from Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

AdjectiveEdit

-nye

  1. one
  2. another

InflectionEdit

Adjective concord, tone L
Modifier Copulative
positive negative positive negative
1st singular endimnye endingemnye ndimnye andimnye
2nd singular omnye ongemnye umnye awumnye
1st plural esibanye esingebanye sibanye asibanye
2nd plural enibanye eningebanye nibanye anibanye
Class 1 omnye ongemnye mnye akamnye
Class 2 abanye abangebanye banye ababanye
Class 3 omnye ongemnye mnye awumnye
Class 4 eminye engeminye minye ayiminye
Class 5 elinye elingelinye linye alilinye
Class 6 amanye angemanye manye awamanye
Class 7 esinye esingesinye sinye asisinye
Class 8 ezinye ezingezinye zinye azizinye
Class 9 enye engenye inye ayiyinye
Class 10 ezinye ezingezinye zinye azizinye
Class 11 olunye olungelunye lunye alulunye
Class 14 obunye obungebunye bunye abubunye
Class 15 okunye okungekunye kunye akukunye
Class 17 okunye okungekunye kunye akukunye

ZuluEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

AdjectiveEdit

-nye

  1. (with enumerative concord or copulative adjective concord) one
    Sibone muntu munye kuphela.
    We saw only one person.
    Ihhashi linye.
    The horse is one (in number).
  2. some
    Abantu abanye bavumelana nawe.
    Some people agree with you.
  3. another
    Ngibona inja enye.
    I see another dog.
  4. additional, more
    Ngicela amanzi amanye.
    Could I have some more water?

Usage notesEdit

  • This word only means "one" when used with the enumerative concord, or with a copulative adjective concord.
  • The meaning "one" is normally used only with singular nouns. It can be used with plurale tantum nouns, in the meaning "one kind of".

InflectionEdit

Enumerative concord, tone L
Modifier
Class 1 munye
Class 2 banye
Class 3 munye
Class 4 minye
Class 5 linye
Class 6 manye
Class 7 sinye
Class 8 zinye
Class 9 yinye
Class 10 zinye
Class 11 lunye
Class 14 bunye
Class 15 kunye
Class 17 kunye
Adjective concord, tone L
Modifier Copulative
positive negative positive negative
1st singular engimunye engingemunye ngimunye angimunye
2nd singular omunye ongemunye umunye awumunye
1st plural esibanye esingebanye sibanye asibanye
2nd plural enibanye eningebanye nibanye anibanye
Class 1 omunye ongemunye munye akamunye
Class 2 abanye abangebanye banye ababanye
Class 3 omunye ongemunye munye awumunye
Class 4 eminye engeminye minye ayiminye
Class 5 elinye elingelinye linye alilinye
Class 6 amanye angemanye manye awamanye
Class 7 esinye esingesinye sinye asisinye
Class 8 ezinye ezingezinye zinye azizinye
Class 9 enye engenye, engeyinye inye, yinye ayiyinye
Class 10 ezinye ezingezinye zinye azizinye
Class 11 olunye olungelunye lunye alulunye
Class 14 obunye obungebunye bunye abubunye
Class 15 okunye okungekunye kunye akukunye
Class 17 okunye okungekunye kunye akukunye

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

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