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Neice vs. Niece: What's the Difference?

Edited by Sumera Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on October 23, 2023
"Neice" is an incorrect spelling. The correct spelling is "Niece," denoting a daughter of one's brother, sister, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law.

Which is correct: Neice or Niece

How to spell Niece?

Neice is Incorrect

Niece is Correct

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Key Differences

To remember “Niece,” think of the phrase “Nice Niece” as both words have “i” before “e”.
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Oct 23, 2023
Associating “Niece” with “piece” can help, as both have the “ie” vowel pair.
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Or, recall "ei" is rarely used as a vowel pair in English.
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Neice and Niece Definitions

Neice

Neice is an incorrect spelling of Niece.
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Sep 30, 2023

Niece

A daughter of one’s sibling or of one’s sibling-in-law.
My niece is coming to visit us this weekend.
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Niece

In some cultures, niece may include female cousins.
In our family, we refer to all female cousins as nieces.
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Sep 30, 2023

Niece

It denotes a familial relationship, symbolizing bond and affection.
My niece and I have a close and caring relationship.
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Niece

Niece can be used to describe a female relative by blood or marriage in a broad sense.
She introduced Mary as her niece, even though they were actually cousins.
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Sep 30, 2023

Niece

It’s used specifically to describe a female child in a generation below.
I bought a gift for my niece on her birthday.
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Sep 30, 2023

Niece

The daughter of one's brother or sister or of the brother or sister of one's spouse.
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Sep 29, 2023
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Niece

A daughter of one’s sibling, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law; either the daughter of one's brother ("fraternal niece"), or of one's sister ("sororal niece").
My niece just celebrated her 15th birthday.
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Sep 29, 2023

Niece

A relative, in general; especially, a descendant, whether male or female; a granddaughter or a grandson.
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Niece

A daughter of one's brother or sister, or of one's brother-in-law or sister-in-law. In modern English, this is the primary meaning.
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Sep 29, 2023

Niece

A daughter of your brother or sister
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FAQs

What is the verb form of Niece?

Niece is a noun, so it doesn't have a verb form.
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Oct 23, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Niece?

Niece is pronounced as /niːs/.
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Oct 23, 2023

What is the plural form of Niece?

The plural form is "nieces."
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Oct 23, 2023

What is the root word of Niece?

The root word is the Old French word "nice."
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Oct 23, 2023

Which vowel is used before Niece?

The vowel "a" is used as in "a niece."
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Oct 23, 2023

Is Niece a noun or adjective?

Niece is a noun.
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Oct 23, 2023

Is Niece an abstract noun?

No, niece is a concrete noun.
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Why is it called Niece?

It is called “Niece” derived from the Old French word "nice," meaning "female relative."
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What is the singular form of Niece?

The singular form is "niece."
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Which conjunction is used with Niece?

There isn't a specific conjunction exclusively used with niece.
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Oct 23, 2023

Which preposition is used with Niece?

Various prepositions can be used with niece, such as "of" or "to," depending on context.
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Oct 23, 2023

Is Niece an adverb?

No, niece is not an adverb.
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Oct 23, 2023

Is the Niece term a metaphor?

Generally, no, niece is not used metaphorically, it usually denotes a specific familial relationship.
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Oct 23, 2023

Is Niece a negative or positive word?

Niece is a neutral word.
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Oct 23, 2023

How many syllables are in Niece?

Niece has one syllable.
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Oct 23, 2023

Which determiner is used with Niece?

"My," "your," "his," "her," "the," "a," are determiners used with niece.
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Oct 23, 2023

Which article is used with Niece?

Both "a" and "the" can be used with niece.
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Oct 23, 2023

Is Niece a countable noun?

Yes, niece is a countable noun.
Harlon Moss
Oct 23, 2023

How do we divide Niece into syllables?

Niece is one syllable and is not divided.
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Oct 23, 2023

What is another term for Niece?

There isn't a direct synonym for niece.
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Oct 23, 2023

What is the opposite of Niece?

The opposite, in terms of gender, would be "nephew."
Harlon Moss
Oct 23, 2023

What is the third form of Niece?

N/A, as niece is a noun.
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Oct 23, 2023

Is Niece a collective noun?

No, niece is not a collective noun.
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Oct 23, 2023

Is the word Niece imperative?

No, the word niece is not imperative.
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Oct 23, 2023

What part of speech is Niece?

Niece is a noun.
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Oct 23, 2023

What is the second form of Niece?

N/A, as niece is a noun.
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Oct 23, 2023

How is Niece used in a sentence?

Niece is used as a noun, e.g., "My niece has graduated from college."
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Oct 23, 2023

Is Niece a vowel or consonant?

Niece is a word, consisting of vowels and consonants.
Sara Rehman
Oct 23, 2023

What is the first form of Niece?

Niece is a noun and doesn’t have verb forms.
Aimie Carlson
Oct 23, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Niece?

The entire word, "niece," is stressed as it is a one-syllable word.
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Oct 23, 2023
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