See also: Nymphe

English

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Noun

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nymphe (plural nymphes or nymphæ)

  1. (rare or archaic) Alternative spelling of nymph

French

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Etymology

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Inherited from Middle French, from Old French nimphe, borrowed from Latin nympha or nymphē (nymph), from Ancient Greek νύμφη (númphē, young woman, nymph).

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Noun

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nymphe f (plural nymphes)

  1. (Greek mythology) nymph

Descendants

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  • Turkish: nemf

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Latin

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Ancient Greek νύμφη (númphē, bride, nymph).

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Noun

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nymphē f (genitive nymphēs); first declension

  1. Alternative form of nympha

Declension

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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

References

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

Middle English

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Noun

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nymphe

  1. Alternative form of nimphe