Foreign Phrases Commonly Used in English
 
Phrases Beginning with the Letter N
 
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Language Phrase Meaning
Latin N.B. note well
French nťe born
Greek nemesis retribution
Latin ne plus ultra the best
French níest-ce pas? isnít that right?
German nicht wahr isnít that right?
Latin nil desperandum never despair
French noblesse oblige nobility obliges
French nom de plume pseudonym
Latin non compos mentis not of sound mind, sane
Latin non sequitur something that doesnít follow
French nouveau riche newly rich