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nouveau

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English

Etymology

From French nouveau < Middle French novel. It was recognized as English in 1828.

Adjective

nouveau (not comparable)

Positive
nouveau

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. New, fashionable.

Derived terms


French

Pronunciation

Adjective

Singular Plural
Male nouveau
/nu.vo/
*nouvel
/nu.vɛl/
nouveaux
/nu.vo/
Female nouvelle
/nu.vɛl/
nouvelles
/nu.vɛl/
male* form to be used before a noun beginning with a vowel

nouveau m.. nouvelle f., nouveaux m. pl., nouvelles f. pl.

  1. new

Usage notes

  • 'Nouveau' becomes 'nouvel' before a word beginning with a vowel.

Noun

Singular Plural
Male nouveau
IPA: /nu.vo/
nouveaux
IPA: /nu.vo/
Female nouvelle
IPA: /nu.vɛl/
nouvelles
IPA: /nu.vɛl/

nouveau m.

  1. New person, new thing.

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