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Nu or NU may refer to:

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Language and scripts[edit]

  • Nu (cuneiform), a cuneiform sign
  • Nu (letter) (Ν or ν), the 13th letter of the Greek alphabet
  • Nu (kana), the Japanese characters ぬ and ヌ
  • Nu (Yiddish), a Yiddish interjection meaning "so what" or "hurry up"
  • Nǀu language, a moribund Tuu (Khoisan) language spoken by the Nǁnǂe people in South Africa


Burmese people[edit]

  • Nga Nu, a pretender to the Ava throne (1367)
  • Saya Gyi U Nu, a writer famous during King Bodawpaya's reign (r. 1782–1819)
  • Me Nu, chief queen of King Bagyidaw (r. 1819–1837)
  • U Nu, prime minister of the Union of Burma (1948–1958; 1960–1962)

Other peoples[edit]


  • Nu river or Salween River, in China, Burma, and Thailand
  • Nicaragua (NATO country code NU)
  • Niue, (ISO 3166 country code NU)
    • .nu, the Internet top-level domain for Niue
  • Nunavut, the largest and newest of the territories of Canada
  • North Uist, an island in the Scottish Hebrides

Science and technology[edit]

  • .nu, the Internet top-level domain for Niue
  • Nu (programming language), an interpreted object-oriented programming language
  • NuMachine, a computer architecture developed at MIT
  • Nucellar embryony (Nu+), a form of seed reproduction that occurs in certain plant species
  • Nusselt number (Nu), a dimensionless heat transfer ratio
  • Nanodalton, a unit of mass; see dalton (unit)
  • NU, the abbreviation for natural uranium, referring to uranium with the same isotopic ratio as found in nature
  • Sega Nu, arcade board architecture
  • Not used (N.U.), indicating not populated parts in schematics and BOMs
  • Poisson's ratio, a dimensionless ratio relating strain on element along one axis to the strain in an orthogonal axis, is symbolized by the Greek letter Nu, ν

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