One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The chemical element neon.
Originally called; born (used before the name by which a man was originally known)‘Al Kelly, né Kabish’
- ‘Koning, né Koningsberger, escaped the Nazi occupation of The Netherlands in 1940 by fleeing to Britain.’
- ‘Seth, né Gregory Gallant, got the idea for the book from an old storefront office of the same name in Toronto.’
- ‘To me, I.F. Stone, né Isadore Feinstein, known to his friends as Izzy, was an event-making man.’
- ‘Ron Oddyssey, né Ronald Edward Keller of Melbourne, was someone I knew in college and am still looking for to this day.’
- ‘For the rock 'n' roll generation, Eminem, né Marshall Mathers III, is the most compelling figure to have emerged from popular music since the holy trinity of Dylan, Lennon and Jagger.’
- ‘Jean-Pierre Melville, né Grumbach, took his name from his favourite author.’
- ‘This is the real Angel, né Ignacio, the director's first love.’
1930s: French, literally ‘born’, masculine past participle of naître; compare with née.
1Nebraska (in official postal use).
3North-east or north-eastern.‘NE Japan’‘four miles NE of Birmingham’
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