neu
1.
new
Value:
Opposite: gebraucht
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German Word of the Day - "neugierig"

A fun look at the meaning of "neugierig" and what curiosity has to do with greed.

Vocab:

neugierig, die Neugier, vergesslich, neu


Word Family

Root: *newo-

Right from the start, this root was about the idea:

new

It has stayed about that in most European languages and evolved into English new, German neu, Greek neo and Slavic novi.
The root is potentially also the origin of a variant *nu, which is where now and the German noch and nun come from, which would make a lot of sense meaning-wise.

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