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See also: Appendix:Variations of "ne"
- 1 Cahuilla
- 2 Czech
- 3 Ido
- 4 Latin
- 5 Latvian
- 6 Old English
- 7 Romanian
- 8 Serbo-Croatian
- I. First person singular pronoun added to a verb to show its subject.
- My. First person singular possessive pronoun added to a noun to show its possessor.
- Used to negate verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. "Mám hlad" ("I am hungry") becomes "nemám hlad" ("I am not hungry"). Akin to un-, non-, im-, ir-.
- Used to negate verbs, adjectives, and adverbs.
The word nē in compositions.
terms derived from ne-
From the same stem as the general negative particle nē (“no”).
- Used on all verb forms to form the negative version of that form (runāju (“I speak”), nerunāju (“I don't speak”)), as well as on nouns and adjectives to indicate negation (like Latin in-, im-; English un-; or Russian не- (ne-)).
- not, usually syncopated to n-
- neom (“am not”)
- næs (“was not”); nǣron (“were not”)
- nic (“not I”)
- nǣniġ (“no one, none, not any, no (adj.)”)
- nealles (“not at all, by no means”)
- nefne (“unless, except, not even”)
- nabban (“to have not, be without”)
- nāgan (“to not owe, not own”)
- nǣfre (“never”)
- nyllan (“will not, wish not, be unwilling, refuse”)
- nāt (“[I] do not know”), from nytan (“to know not”)
- nyten (“ignorant”) (from ne + witan)
- un-; de- (attached to past participles, gerundives and some adjectives to negate them)
ne- (Cyrillic spelling не-)
- Prefix prepended to adjectives to create an adjective denoting a negative meaning (ne (“not”)). Akin to un-, non-, im-, ir-.