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Definitions and meaning of nova

nova

Etymology

Feminine nominative singular of Latin novus (new). The feminine is used since stella (star) is feminine; thus nova is a shortening of nova stella (new star), first used in this sense in 1573 by Tycho Brahe.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈnəʊ.və/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈnoʊ.və/
  • Rhymes: -əʊvə

Noun

nova (plural novae or novas)

  1. (astronomy) Any sudden brightening of a previously inconspicuous star.

Derived terms

Related terms

  • novum

Translations

See also

  • plerion
  • planetary nebula
  • preplanetary nebula
  • protoplanetary nebula

Anagrams

  • Avon, Vona

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /ˈnɔ.və/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ˈnɔ.bə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈnɔ.va/

Adjective

nova

  1. feminine singular of nou

Noun

nova f (plural noves)

  1. (in the plural) news
    Synonym: notícia

Further reading

  • “nova” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈnoː.vaː/
  • Hyphenation: no‧va
  • Rhymes: -oːvaː

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin nova, from nova stella, stella nova.

Noun

nova f (plural novae or nova's)

  1. (astronomy) nova, nova star
Derived terms
  • dwergnova
  • supernova

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun

nova

  1. plural of novum

Esperanto

Etymology

From Italian nuovo, Spanish nuevo, Portuguese novo, Bulgarian нова (nova); from Latin novus. May also be a derivation from Polish nowy or Russian но́вый (nóvyj). All derived from Proto-Indo-European *néwos, including similar cognates in other Indo-European languages (English new, German neu, French nouveau, Lithuanian naujas, Ancient Greek νέος (néos), Persian نو(nou), Hindi नया (nayā)).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈno.va/
  • Hyphenation: no‧va

Adjective

nova (accusative singular novan, plural novaj, accusative plural novajn)

  1. new

Antonyms

  • malnova

Finnish

Noun

nova

  1. nova (sudden brightening of a previously inconspicuous star)

Declension

Derived terms

  • supernova

Anagrams

  • avon, vaon

French

Pronunciation

  • Homophones: novas, novât

Noun

nova f (plural novas or novae or novæ)

  1. (astronomy) nova

Verb

nova

  1. third-person singular past historic of nover

Further reading

  • “nova” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Galician

Etymology 1

From novo (new).

Noun

nova f (plural novas)

  1. item of news
    Synonyms: noticia, novidade

Adjective

nova

  1. feminine singular of novo

Etymology 2

Noun

nova f (plural novas)

  1. (astronomy) nova (any sudden brightening of a previously inconspicuous star)
Related terms
  • supernova

Further reading

  • “nova” in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega, Royal Galician Academy.

Ido

Etymology

From earlier nuva, from Esperanto nova, from English new and novel, French nouveau and nouvel, German neu, Italian nuovo, Portuguese novo, Russian но́вый (nóvyj), Spanish nuevo, all ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈno.va/, /ˈnɔ.va/

Adjective

nova

  1. (of things) new, novel
  2. (of persons) new (in service, office)

Antonyms

  • anciena (anicent, old)

Derived terms


Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɔ.va/
  • Hyphenation: nò‧va

Etymology 1

From New Latin nova.

Noun

nova f (plural nove)

  1. nova
Derived terms
  • ipernova
  • supernova

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective

nova

  1. feminine singular of novo

Anagrams

  • vano

Latin

Etymology 1

Noun use of the feminine form of novus (new).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈno.u̯a/, [ˈnɔu̯ä]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈno.va/, [ˈnɔːvɑ]

Noun

nova f (genitive novae); first declension

  1. (New Latin, astronomy) nova
Declension

First-declension noun.

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • nova: (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈno.u̯a/, [ˈnɔu̯ä]
  • nova: (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈno.va/, [ˈnɔːvɑ]
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈno.u̯aː/, [ˈnɔu̯äː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈno.va/, [ˈnɔːvɑ]

Adjective

nova

  1. inflection of novus:
    1. feminine nominative/vocative singular
    2. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Adjective

novā

  1. feminine ablative singular of novus

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈnɔ.vɐ/

Adjective

nova

  1. feminine singular of novo

Romanian

Etymology

From French nover, from Latin novare.

Verb

a nova (third-person singular present novează, past participle novat1st conj.

  1. to novate

Conjugation


Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nôːʋa/
  • Hyphenation: no‧va

Noun

nȏva f (Cyrillic spelling но̑ва)

  1. nova

Declension

Adjective

nova

  1. inflection of nov:
    1. feminine nominative/vocative singular
    2. indefinite masculine/neuter genitive singular
    3. indefinite animate masculine accusative singular
    4. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Sicilian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɔː.vɐ̠/, [ˈnɔː.vɑ̝]
  • Hyphenation: nò‧va

Adjective

nova f sg

  1. feminine singular of novu

Noun

nova f

  1. news

Synonyms

  • nuvità
  • nutizzii
  • infurmazioni
  • nuveddu

Spanish

Verb

nova

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of novar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of novar.
  3. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of novar.

Venetian

Adjective

nova

  1. feminine singular of novo

Veps

Etymology

Related to Finnish neva.

Noun

nova

  1. swamp, marsh, quagmire

Inflection

References

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007) , “топь, трясина”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Source: wiktionary.org
  • an exploding star.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)