nah

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English[edit]

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Interjection[edit]

nah

  1. Eye dialect spelling of no.

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • nahe (in this usage dated, but note that nahe is also used as a preposition)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German nāh, from Proto-Germanic *nēhw.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nah (comparative näher, superlative am nächsten)

  1. near (in space or time or in an abstract sense)

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Adverb[edit]

nah

  1. near (in space or time or in an abstract sense)

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Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

nah

  1. Used in a narrative or an argument. It appears at the beginning of a sentence and suggests that the previous part of the narrative or argument is complete and clear and that you are now about to move on to to the next part or next step. The following are the closest equivalents in English.
    "Now" or "Okay, now..."
    Nah, itu yang tidak bisa kita ketahui
    Now, that's what we haven't been able to find out.
    Lalu saya dipecat dengan tidak hormat. Nah, ini yang minimbulkan perasaan bahwa itu keterlaluan.
    Then I was given a dishonourable dismissal. Now, this is what made me feel that they had over-stepped the mark.

Interjection[edit]

nah

  1. I told you so! See?! (at long last the penny's dropped).
    Nah! Makanya jangan makan buah banyak-banyak (a mother scolding a child who has a stomachache)
    See?! That's why you shouldn't eat a lot of fruit.

Malay[edit]

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Interjection[edit]

nah

  1. Here! (when giving something).
    Nah! Ambil ini
    Here! Take this.

Old High German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *nēhw. Cognates include Old English nēh, nēah and Old Norse .

Adjective[edit]

nāh

  1. close
  2. near
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *nēhwiz.

Preposition[edit]

nāh (takes dative)

  1. towards
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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *nēhw. Cognates include Old English nēah and Old Norse .

Adjective[edit]

nāh (comparative nāhiro, superlative nāhist)

  1. near
  2. close
Declension[edit]


Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *nēhwiz.

Preposition[edit]

nāh (takes dative)

  1. to, towards