(Homonym: gnu, knew, nu).
1. Having no previous example or precedent or parallel; SYN. unexampled.
2. (Often followed by 'to') Unfamiliar; SYN. new to.
3. Not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered.
4. Unaffected by use or exposure.
5. Other than the former one; different.
(Usually used with 'to') Occurring or existing without the knowledge of; SYN. unbeknownst.
uncouth / ənkuːθ /
ETYM Old Eng. uncouth, as. uncoe unknown, strange: un- (see Un- not) + coe known, p. p. of cunnan to know. Related to Can to be able, and cf. Unco, Unked.
1. Uneducated in manners; awkward; boorish.
2. Coarse; unrefined.