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3 letters words from 'nee'

EEN 3ENE 3
NEE 3 

2 letters words from 'nee'

EE 2EN 2
NE 2 

All 3 letters words made out of nee

nee ene nee ene een een

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Definitions and meaning of nee

nee

Etymology 1

From French née, feminine of , past participle of naître, to be born.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /neɪ/
  • Homophones: nay, neigh,

Adjective

nee (not comparable)

  1. Alternative spelling of née
Usage notes
  • As it is not a naturalised word in English, nee is often italicised.

Etymology 2

From Old English ne or na (no). Cognate with Standard English no.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /niː/
  • Homophone: knee

Interjection

nee

  1. (Tyneside) no, used to express no as a quantity, i.e. not any, like German kein/Dutch geen/French rien. Compare with na.

Anagrams

  • -een, -ene, ENE, e'en, een

Afar

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /neː/

Pronoun

nee

  1. we, us

See also

References

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch nee, from Middle Dutch neen, nee, from Old Dutch *nēn.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /niəː/

Particle

nee

  1. no

Anagrams

  • een

Dutch

Alternative forms

  • neen

Etymology

From Middle Dutch neen, nee, from Old Dutch *nēn (none, not one), from *ne ēn, from Proto-Germanic *ne + *ainaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /neː/, [neɪ]
  • Hyphenation: nee
  • Rhymes: -eː

Adverb

nee

  1. no
    • 1992, A. F. Th. van der Heijden, Weerborstels, Em. Querido's Uitgeverij, page 23:
      Nee, de stemming zat er goed in.
      No, the atmosphere was great.

Usage notes

  • Nee is used to show disagreement or negation.
    Nee, je vergist je.: No, you are mistaken.
    Nee, je mag nu geen televisie kijken: No, you may not watch television now.
  • Nee has an alternative form, neen. In Belgium, it functions as a stressed variant of nee. In the Netherlands, it is an archaic, formal form in spoken language, but was quite common in written language until recently.

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: nee

Anagrams

  • een, één, ene

Dutch Low Saxon

Etymology

Ultimately cognate to German nein.

Adverb

nee

  1. (in some dialects) no

Finnish

Numeral

nee

  1. (colloquial) four

See also

  • neljä (four)

Anagrams

  • een

German

Alternative forms

  • ne

Etymology

Of dialectal origin, particularly Low German nee.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /neː/

Interjection

nee

  1. (colloquial, regional) Alternative form of nein (no)

Usage notes

  • Nee is the most common colloquial word for “no” in northern and central Germany. It has also come to be used quite regularly in southern Germany, but is not used in Austria or Switzerland.

Further reading

  • nee in Duden online

Hunsrik

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /neː/

Adverb

nee

  1. no

Further reading

  • Online Hunsrik Dictionary

Low German

Etymology 1

Ultimately cognate to German nein, Dutch nee and neen, English no and none.

Alternative forms

  • nei, nää, (Low Prussian)
  • ne, neh, nej (various dialects)

Adverb

nee

  1. (in some dialects) no

Etymology 2

From Middle Low German nîe, nige, neye, nîwe, from Old Saxon niuwi, from Proto-Germanic *niwjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos (new). Compare Dutch nieuw, West Frisian nij, English new, German neu.

Alternative forms

  • ni, nie, nige, nig

Adjective

nee (comparative ne'er, superlative neest)

  1. new

Declension

Derived terms

  • Neeheit

Luxembourgish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /neː/

Adverb

nee

  1. Alternative form of neen

Manx

Etymology 1

From Old Irish do·gní.

Pronunciation 1

  • IPA(key): /nʲiː/

Verb

nee

  1. future independent analytic form of jean

Etymology 2

From Old Irish .

Pronunciation 2

  • IPA(key): /nʲeː/

Particle

nee

  1. negative and interogative form of she

See also

  • re (dependent form used with dy, nagh)

Navajo

Postposition

nee

  1. with you, by means of you

Inflection


Pennsylvania German

Interjection

nee

  1. no

West Frisian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /neː/

Interjection

nee

  1. no

Further reading

  • “nee”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Source: wiktionary.org
  • of a woman, born with the name of.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)