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The 13th letter of the Greek alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
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(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the 13th letter in the Greek alphabet (Ν, ν), a consonant, transliterated as n
[from Greek, of Semitic origin; compare nun2]
the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Niue
(Biography) U (uː), original name Thakin Nu. 1907–95, Burmese statesman and writer; prime minister (1948–56, 1957–58, 1960–62). He attempted to establish parliamentary democracy, but was ousted (1962) by Ne Win
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n., pl. nus.
the 13th letter of the Greek alphabet (Ν, ν).
[1885–90; < Greek nû < Semitic]
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