"nu" meaning in English

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Adjective

Forms: more nu [comparative], most nu [superlative]
Etymology: Phonetic respelling of new. Head templates: {{en-adj}} nu (comparative more nu, superlative most nu)
  1. (slang spelling) new Derived forms: nu-disco, nu gaze, nu-house, nu jazz, nu-male, nu metal, nu skool, NuTrek, NuWho Related terms: chu-ko-nu, nu body, sheng nu
    Sense id: en-nu-en-adj-EVB6Di9e Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header, English entries with language name categories using raw markup, English entries with topic categories using raw markup Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 33 5 6 22 33 Disambiguation of English entries with language name categories using raw markup: 35 3 6 37 19 Disambiguation of English entries with topic categories using raw markup: 42 4 7 30 17
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Etymology number: 3

Interjection

IPA: /nu/ [US]
Etymology: Borrowed from Yiddish נו (nu). Etymology templates: {{bor|en|yi|נו}} Yiddish נו (nu) Head templates: {{en-interj}} nu
  1. (Jewish) An exclamation of surprise, emphasis, doubt, etc. Tags: Jewish Translations (exclamation of surprise, emphasis, doubt etc.): ну (nu) (Russian), נו (nu) (Yiddish)
    Sense id: en-nu-en-intj-XHuGad8U Disambiguation of 'exclamation of surprise, emphasis, doubt etc.': 98 2
  2. (Jewish) Well? (Used as a question to demand an answer from someone reluctant to answer.) Tags: Jewish
    Sense id: en-nu-en-intj-WxL~g2pQ
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Etymology number: 2

Noun

IPA: /njuː/ [Received-Pronunciation], /nu/ [General-American] Audio: En-us-nu.ogg [US] Forms: nus [plural]
Rhymes: -uː Etymology: From Ancient Greek νῦ (nû), name for the letter of the Greek alphabet Ν (N) and ν (n). Etymology templates: {{der|en|grc|νῦ}} Ancient Greek νῦ (nû) Head templates: {{en-noun|~}} nu (countable and uncountable, plural nus)
  1. The letter of the Greek alphabet Ν (N) and ν (n). Tags: countable, uncountable Categories (topical): Greek letter names Translations (name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν): νῦ (nû) [neuter] (Ancient Greek), نُو (nū) [masculine] (Arabic), ni [feminine] (Asturian), nü (Azerbaijani), ni [feminine] (Catalan), (Chinese Mandarin), (niǔ) (Chinese Mandarin), [neuter] (Czech), ny [neuter] (Danish), nu [feminine, masculine] (Dutch), nuo (Esperanto), nyy (Finnish), nu [masculine] (French), ni [masculine] (Galician), Ny [neuter] (German), νι (ni) [neuter] (Greek), (Hungarian), ニュー (nyū) (Japanese), (ni) (Japanese), (nyu) (Korean), nu (Malay), نو (nu) (Persian), ni [neuter] (Polish), ny [neuter] (Polish), ni [masculine] (Portuguese), ню (nju) [neuter] (Russian), ни (ni) [Greek, modern, neuter] (Russian), ни [Cyrillic] (Serbo-Croatian), ni [Latin] (Serbo-Croatian), ni [feminine] (Spanish), นิว (niu) (Thai)
    Sense id: en-nu-en-noun-YMlh8J~7 Disambiguation of Greek letter names: 22 5 4 58 11 Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header, English entries with language name categories using raw markup Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 33 5 6 22 33 Disambiguation of English entries with language name categories using raw markup: 35 3 6 37 19 Disambiguation of 'name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν': 94 6
  2. A measure of constringence in lenses or prisms. Tags: countable, uncountable
    Sense id: en-nu-en-noun-e4GQSoMH Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header, English entries with language name categories using raw markup Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 33 5 6 22 33 Disambiguation of English entries with language name categories using raw markup: 35 3 6 37 19
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Derived forms: ephelcystic nu, movable nu, nu movable
Etymology number: 1

Inflected forms

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      "_dis1": "0 0",
      "word": "ephelcystic nu"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "0 0",
      "word": "movable nu"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "0 0",
      "word": "nu movable"
    }
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      "name": "der"
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  "pos": "noun",
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          "_dis1": "94 6",
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        },
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          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "ast",
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          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
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            "feminine"
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          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "az",
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          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
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        },
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          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "ca",
          "lang": "Catalan",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
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        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "cmn",
          "lang": "Chinese Mandarin",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "word": "紐"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "cmn",
          "lang": "Chinese Mandarin",
          "roman": "niǔ",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "word": "纽"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "cs",
          "lang": "Czech",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "tags": [
            "neuter"
          ],
          "word": "ný"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "da",
          "lang": "Danish",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "tags": [
            "neuter"
          ],
          "word": "ny"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "nl",
          "lang": "Dutch",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "tags": [
            "feminine",
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "nu"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "eo",
          "lang": "Esperanto",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "word": "nuo"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "word": "nyy"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "nu"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "gl",
          "lang": "Galician",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "ni"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "tags": [
            "neuter"
          ],
          "word": "Ny"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "el",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "ni",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "tags": [
            "neuter"
          ],
          "word": "νι"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "grc",
          "lang": "Ancient Greek",
          "roman": "nû",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "tags": [
            "neuter"
          ],
          "word": "νῦ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "word": "nű"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "ja",
          "lang": "Japanese",
          "roman": "nyū",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "word": "ニュー"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "ja",
          "lang": "Japanese",
          "roman": "ni",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "word": "ニ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "ko",
          "lang": "Korean",
          "roman": "nyu",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "word": "뉴"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "ms",
          "lang": "Malay",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "word": "nu"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "fa",
          "lang": "Persian",
          "roman": "nu",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "word": "نو"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "pl",
          "lang": "Polish",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "tags": [
            "neuter"
          ],
          "word": "ni"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "pl",
          "lang": "Polish",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "tags": [
            "neuter"
          ],
          "word": "ny"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "ni"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "nju",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "tags": [
            "neuter"
          ],
          "word": "ню"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "ni",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "tags": [
            "Greek",
            "modern",
            "neuter"
          ],
          "word": "ни"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "sh",
          "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "tags": [
            "Cyrillic"
          ],
          "word": "ни"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "sh",
          "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "tags": [
            "Latin"
          ],
          "word": "ni"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "ni"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 6",
          "code": "th",
          "lang": "Thai",
          "roman": "niu",
          "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
          "word": "นิว"
        }
      ]
    },
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          "kind": "other",
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          ],
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      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A measure of constringence in lenses or prisms."
      ],
      "id": "en-nu-en-noun-e4GQSoMH",
      "links": [
        [
          "constringence",
          "constringence"
        ]
      ],
      "tags": [
        "countable",
        "uncountable"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/njuː/",
      "tags": [
        "Received-Pronunciation"
      ]
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/nu/",
      "tags": [
        "General-American"
      ]
    },
    {
      "rhymes": "-uː"
    },
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      "audio": "En-us-nu.ogg",
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      "tags": [
        "US"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (US)"
    }
  ],
  "word": "nu"
}

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  "etymology_number": 2,
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        "3": "נו"
      },
      "expansion": "Yiddish נו (nu)",
      "name": "bor"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "Borrowed from Yiddish נו (nu).",
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    {
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        "An exclamation of surprise, emphasis, doubt, etc."
      ],
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        "(Jewish) An exclamation of surprise, emphasis, doubt, etc."
      ],
      "tags": [
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      ],
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        {
          "_dis1": "98 2",
          "code": "ru",
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          "sense": "exclamation of surprise, emphasis, doubt etc.",
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          "roman": "nu",
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          "word": "נו"
        }
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        "Well? (Used as a question to demand an answer from someone reluctant to answer.)"
      ],
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        [
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      ],
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        "(Jewish) Well? (Used as a question to demand an answer from someone reluctant to answer.)"
      ],
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        "Jewish"
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  ],
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}

{
  "etymology_number": 3,
  "etymology_text": "Phonetic respelling of new.",
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      "form": "more nu",
      "tags": [
        "comparative"
      ]
    },
    {
      "form": "most nu",
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      ]
    }
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        {
          "word": "nu-disco"
        },
        {
          "word": "nu gaze"
        },
        {
          "word": "nu-house"
        },
        {
          "word": "nu jazz"
        },
        {
          "word": "nu-male"
        },
        {
          "word": "nu metal"
        },
        {
          "word": "nu skool"
        },
        {
          "word": "NuTrek"
        },
        {
          "word": "NuWho"
        }
      ],
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      ],
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        "(slang spelling) new"
      ],
      "related": [
        {
          "word": "chu-ko-nu"
        },
        {
          "word": "nu body"
        },
        {
          "word": "sheng nu"
        }
      ]
    }
  ],
  "word": "nu"
}
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    "English lemmas",
    "English nouns",
    "English terms derived from Ancient Greek",
    "English terms with IPA pronunciation",
    "English terms with audio links",
    "English two-letter words",
    "English uncountable nouns",
    "Rhymes:English/uː",
    "Rhymes:English/uː/1 syllable",
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      "word": "ephelcystic nu"
    },
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    }
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      ],
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        [
          "ν",
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        ]
      ],
      "tags": [
        "countable",
        "uncountable"
      ]
    },
    {
      "glosses": [
        "A measure of constringence in lenses or prisms."
      ],
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        [
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          "constringence"
        ]
      ],
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        "countable",
        "uncountable"
      ]
    }
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    {
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      "tags": [
        "Received-Pronunciation"
      ]
    },
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      "ipa": "/nu/",
      "tags": [
        "General-American"
      ]
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    {
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      "ogg_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2b/En-us-nu.ogg",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ],
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    }
  ],
  "translations": [
    {
      "code": "ar",
      "lang": "Arabic",
      "roman": "nū",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "نُو"
    },
    {
      "code": "ast",
      "lang": "Asturian",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "ni"
    },
    {
      "code": "az",
      "lang": "Azerbaijani",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "word": "nü"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "ni"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese Mandarin",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "word": "紐"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese Mandarin",
      "roman": "niǔ",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "word": "纽"
    },
    {
      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "ný"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "ny"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "feminine",
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "nu"
    },
    {
      "code": "eo",
      "lang": "Esperanto",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "word": "nuo"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "word": "nyy"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "nu"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "ni"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "Ny"
    },
    {
      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "ni",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "νι"
    },
    {
      "code": "grc",
      "lang": "Ancient Greek",
      "roman": "nû",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "νῦ"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "word": "nű"
    },
    {
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "nyū",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "word": "ニュー"
    },
    {
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "ni",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "word": "ニ"
    },
    {
      "code": "ko",
      "lang": "Korean",
      "roman": "nyu",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "word": "뉴"
    },
    {
      "code": "ms",
      "lang": "Malay",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "word": "nu"
    },
    {
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
      "roman": "nu",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "word": "نو"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "ni"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "ny"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "ni"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "nju",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "ню"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "ni",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "Greek",
        "modern",
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "ни"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "Cyrillic"
      ],
      "word": "ни"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "Latin"
      ],
      "word": "ni"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "ni"
    },
    {
      "code": "th",
      "lang": "Thai",
      "roman": "niu",
      "sense": "name for the letter of the Greek alphabet: Ν and ν",
      "word": "นิว"
    }
  ],
  "word": "nu"
}

{
  "categories": [
    "English 1-syllable words",
    "English adjectives",
    "English entries with incorrect language header",
    "English entries with language name categories using raw markup",
    "English entries with topic categories using raw markup",
    "English interjections",
    "English lemmas",
    "English terms borrowed from Yiddish",
    "English terms derived from Yiddish",
    "English terms with IPA pronunciation",
    "English two-letter words",
    "en:Greek letter names"
  ],
  "etymology_number": 2,
  "etymology_templates": [
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "yi",
        "3": "נו"
      },
      "expansion": "Yiddish נו (nu)",
      "name": "bor"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "Borrowed from Yiddish נו (nu).",
  "head_templates": [
    {
      "args": {},
      "expansion": "nu",
      "name": "en-interj"
    }
  ],
  "lang": "English",
  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "intj",
  "senses": [
    {
      "glosses": [
        "An exclamation of surprise, emphasis, doubt, etc."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(Jewish) An exclamation of surprise, emphasis, doubt, etc."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "Jewish"
      ]
    },
    {
      "glosses": [
        "Well? (Used as a question to demand an answer from someone reluctant to answer.)"
      ],
      "links": [
        [
          "Well?",
          "well"
        ]
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(Jewish) Well? (Used as a question to demand an answer from someone reluctant to answer.)"
      ],
      "tags": [
        "Jewish"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/nu/",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "translations": [
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "nu",
      "sense": "exclamation of surprise, emphasis, doubt etc.",
      "word": "ну"
    },
    {
      "code": "yi",
      "lang": "Yiddish",
      "roman": "nu",
      "sense": "exclamation of surprise, emphasis, doubt etc.",
      "word": "נו"
    }
  ],
  "word": "nu"
}

{
  "categories": [
    "English adjectives",
    "English entries with incorrect language header",
    "English entries with language name categories using raw markup",
    "English entries with topic categories using raw markup",
    "English lemmas",
    "English two-letter words",
    "en:Greek letter names"
  ],
  "derived": [
    {
      "word": "nu-disco"
    },
    {
      "word": "nu gaze"
    },
    {
      "word": "nu-house"
    },
    {
      "word": "nu jazz"
    },
    {
      "word": "nu-male"
    },
    {
      "word": "nu metal"
    },
    {
      "word": "nu skool"
    },
    {
      "word": "NuTrek"
    },
    {
      "word": "NuWho"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_number": 3,
  "etymology_text": "Phonetic respelling of new.",
  "forms": [
    {
      "form": "more nu",
      "tags": [
        "comparative"
      ]
    },
    {
      "form": "most nu",
      "tags": [
        "superlative"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "head_templates": [
    {
      "args": {},
      "expansion": "nu (comparative more nu, superlative most nu)",
      "name": "en-adj"
    }
  ],
  "lang": "English",
  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "adj",
  "related": [
    {
      "word": "chu-ko-nu"
    },
    {
      "word": "nu body"
    },
    {
      "word": "sheng nu"
    }
  ],
  "senses": [
    {
      "categories": [
        "English slang"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "new"
      ],
      "links": [
        [
          "new",
          "new"
        ]
      ],
      "qualifier": "slang spelling",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(slang spelling) new"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "word": "nu"
}

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