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nou

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Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.
Mary Cholmondeley
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See also nóu, nǒu, and nòu

Afrikaans

Etymology

Dutch nauw

Adjective

nou

  1. narrow

Campidanese Sardinian

Etymology

Compare Italian nuovo

Adjective

nou

  1. new

Catalan

Etymology

from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ca:Template:lang:la derivations]] novus

Adjective

nou m. (feminine nova, masculine plural nous, feminine plural noves)

Singular
nou
nova f.

Plural
nous m.
noves f.

  1. new

Cardinal number

nou

  1. nine

Noun

nou m. (plural nous)

Singular
nou m.

Plural
nous m.

  1. the figure, digit or number nine
nou f. (plural nous)

Singular
nou m.

Plural
nous f.

  1. nut, as the fruit of a tree

Dutch

Adverb

nou

  1. (interjection) well

Related terms


Japanese

Alternative spellings

nou

  • an alternative transliteration of the word (hiragana のう)

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

nou

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of three tones, nóu, nǒu, or nòu.

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.


Romanian

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:la derivations]] novus

Adjective

nou 3 nom/acc forms

  1. new

Declension

Antonyms

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