Nu meaning

no͝o, nyo͝o
Nu is defined as a Yiddish expression of agreement, or is used to ask a simple question instead of using words such as "well" or "so."

An example of nu used as an interjection is when you say "Nu?" to ask why something that you have just been told is important.

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Used to ask a question, with such meanings as “well?”, “so?”, or “so what?”
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Used to express surprise, agreement, acquiescence, resignation, etc.
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(Jewish) An exclamation of surprise, emphasis, doubt, etc.
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Nu is the thirteenth letter of the Greek alphabet.

An example of nu is the glyph (symbol) used in vega, the financial calculation to measure sensitivity of an asset to volatility.

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The 13th letter of the Greek alphabet.
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The ccTLD for Niue as assigned by the IANA.
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Nunavut.
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The thirteenth letter of the Greek alphabet (Ν, ν)
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(bible) Numbers.
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Nunavut.
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Name for the letter of the Greek alphabet Ν (N) and ν (n).
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A measure of constringence in lenses or prisms.
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(slang spelling) New.
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Origin of nu

  • Greek of Phoenician origin nwn in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Name for the letter of the Greek alphabet Ν (N) and ν (n).

    From Wiktionary

  • . + ISO 3166-1 country code for Niue, nu.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Yiddish × ×•.

    From Wiktionary

  • Corruption of new.

    From Wiktionary