See also: Nymphe

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

nymphe (plural nymphes or nymphæ)

  1. (rare or archaic) Alternative spelling of nymph

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French nimphe, borrowed from Latin nympha or nymphe (nymph), from Ancient Greek νύμφη (númphē, young woman, nymph).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nɛ̃f/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: nymphes
  • Hyphenation: nymphe

NounEdit

nymphe f (plural nymphes)

  1. nymph

Further readingEdit


LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek νύμφη (númphē, bride, nymph)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nymphē f (genitive nymphēs); first declension

  1. Alternative form of nympha

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun (Greek-type).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative nymphē nymphae
Genitive nymphēs nymphārum
Dative nymphae nymphīs
Accusative nymphēn nymphās
Ablative nymphē nymphīs
Vocative nymphē nymphae

ReferencesEdit

  • nymphe in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

nymphe

  1. Alternative form of nimphe