This page gives an overview of all articles in the 1911 Brittanica which are alphabetized under Niu to Nym.
NIU?II1010 which he has erected at Cambridge (Eng.) and applied to an investigation of the change of latitude and a determination of the constant of refraction.
Final d after a vowel has produced u (pea, p e d e in; niu, n i d u m; mou, to o d u m); buf when the d, in consequence of the disappearance of the preceding vowel, rests upon a consonant, it remains and passes into the corresponding surd; f r I g i d u s gives fred (pronounced fret).
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