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Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
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English

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Etymology 1

Old English hnitu.

Noun

Singular
nit

Plural
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  1. The egg of a louse.
  2. A young louse.
  3. (slang) A fool, a nitwit.
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Etymology 2

Latin nitere, to shine

Noun

Singular
nit

Plural
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  1. A candela per square meter.

Anagrams


Bosnian

Noun

nit f (plural niti)

  1. thread

Declension

Declension of nit Singular Plural
Nominative nit niti
Genitive niti niti
Dative niti nitima
Accusative nit niti
Vocative niti niti
Instrumental niću / niti nitima
Locative niti nitima



Catalan

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ca:Template:lang:la derivations]] nox.

Noun

nit f. (plural nits)

Singular
nit m.

Plural
nits f.

  1. night

Croatian

Noun

nit f (plural niti)

  1. thread

Declension


Czech

Pronunciation

Noun

nit f.

  1. thread

Derived terms


Polish

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Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:de language|Template:lang:de]][[Category:pl:Template:lang:de derivations]] Niete.

Pronunciation

Noun

nit m. [[Category:Template:lang:pl nouns|nit]]

  1. rivet (mechanical fastener)

Declension

Singular Plural
Nominative nit nity
Genitive nitu nitów
Dative nitowi nitom
Accusative nit nity
Instrumental nitem nitami
Locative nicie nitach
Vocative nicie nity

Romanian

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:de language|Template:lang:de]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:de derivations]] Niete.

Noun

nit n. [[Category:Template:lang:ro nouns|nit]]

  1. rivet

Serbian

Noun

nit f. (plural niti) (Cyrillic spelling нит)

  1. thread

Declension

Declension of nit Singular Plural
Nominative nit niti
Genitive niti niti
Dative niti nitima
Accusative nit niti
Vocative niti niti
Instrumental niću / niti nitima
Locative niti nitima



Slovene

Noun

nit f.

  1. thread

Swedish

Noun

nit c.

Inflection for nit Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative nit niten nitar nitarna
Genitive nits nitens nitars nitarnas
  1. The action of breaking very hard.
  2. Small metal peg often used to join pieces of metal together, but is also used in e.g. jeans, and in clothes used by punk rockers for aesthetic reasons.
  3. A lottery ticket which gave no reward.
  4. Zeal.

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Volapük

Noun

nit

  1. A staple.
  2. A staple for office stapler.

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