nix


nix
nix
nix1 [niks]
n.
pl. nixes or nixe [nik′sə] [Ger nix, masc., nixe, fem. < OHG nihhus, sea beast, nicchussa, water sprite, akin to OE nicor, ON nykr, water sprite < Gmc * nik-, *nikwus-, water spirit < IE base * neigw-, to wash > Sans nnēkti, (he) washes]
Gmc. Folklore a water sprite, usually small and of human or partly human form
☆ nix2 [niks ]
Slang
adv.
[Ger nichts]
1. no
2. not at all
interj.
1. stop; don't do that
2. I forbid, refuse, disagree, etc.
n.
1. nothing
2. refusal or rejection
vt.
to disapprove of or put a stop to

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  • Nix — bezeichnet: den Namen eines Mondes des Zwergplaneten Pluto, siehe Nix (Mond) Wassermann (Mythologie) in manchen deutschen Dialekten das Wort für nichts der Name des Radavisos SMS Nix der Preußischen Marine *nix bezeichnet: Unix artige… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • nix|y — nix|ie1 «NIHK see», noun. German Legend. a female water fairy: »She who sits by haunted well, Is subject to the nixie s spell (Scott). ╂[< German Nixe, feminine, (originally) a legendary water creature] nix|ie2 or nix|y «NIHK see», noun,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nix|ie — nix|ie1 «NIHK see», noun. German Legend. a female water fairy: »She who sits by haunted well, Is subject to the nixie s spell (Scott). ╂[< German Nixe, feminine, (originally) a legendary water creature] nix|ie2 or nix|y «NIHK see», noun,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • NIX — frigore concreta, ardentissimis aestatis caloribus, ut et glacies in frusta dissecta, vino diluendo Romanis adhibita est, teste Pliniô l. 19. c. 4. Hi Nives, ills glaciem potant. poenasque mentium in voluptatem gulae vertunt: Servatur algor… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Nix — Nix, n.; fem. {Nixe}. [G. Cf. 1st {Nick}.] (Teut. Myth.) One of a class of water spirits, commonly described as of a mischievous disposition. [1913 Webster] The treacherous nixes who entice men to a watery death. Tylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nix — [niks] adv. ÉTYM. V. 1827, Désangiers in D. D. L.; de l allemand. ❖ ♦ Fam., vx. Non. 0 Je boirai du vin de Madère tant que vous voudrez, mais pour du lait nix. Mérimée, Correspondance générale, 1832, in D. D. L. ❖ …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • nix — avv. CO colloq., no, niente affatto: senza pagare, nix! Non si entra {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1834. ETIMO: dal ted. nichts niente …   Dizionario italiano

  • nix — NIX, Ă s.m. şi f. (Mit.; la vechii germani) Geniu sau nimfă a apelor. [pl. nicşi, nixe. / < fr. nix, nixe]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • Nix — »Wassergeist«: Das altgerm. Wort mhd. nickes, ahd. nicchus, niederl. nikker, aengl. nicor, schwed. näck beruht auf einer Partizipialbildung zu der idg. Verbalwurzel *neigu̯ »waschen, baden«, vgl. z. B. griech. nízein »waschen« und air. nigrid… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Nix [1] — Nix (lat.), Schnee. N. antimonii, Spießglanzblumenschnee, ist Antimonoxyd, s.u. Antimon (Chem) A) b) aa) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon