naw

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Scots naw, naa, na, from Middle English na, from Old English (no, never). More at no.

Interjection[edit]

naw

  1. (Scotland) Eye dialect spelling of no.
    • 2012, Alex Gray, A Pound of Flesh
      'Naw, hen, sorry. Ye're too young for us. Come back when you've got a couple mair years under yer belt, eh?'

Cornish[edit]

Cornish cardinal numbers
8 9 10
    Cardinal : naw

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥. Compare Breton nav.

Numeral[edit]

naw

  1. (cardinal) nine

See also[edit]

  • (cardinal number): Previous: eth. Next: deg

Tarao[edit]

Noun[edit]

naw

  1. child

References[edit]

  • 2002, Chungkham Yashwanta Singh, Tarao Grammar

Welsh[edit]

Welsh cardinal numbers
8 9 10
    Cardinal : naw
    Ordinal : nawfed

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥. Compare Breton nav, Irish naoi.

Cardinal number[edit]

naw

  1. (cardinal) nine