nego

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See also: negò, negó, and neĝo

Italian[edit]

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nego

  1. first-person singular present indicative of negare

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Latin nec (not), from Proto-Italic *nek (not), from Proto-Indo-European *ne (not).

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Verb[edit]

present active negō, present infinitive negāre, perfect active negāvī, supine negātum

  1. I deny
  2. I refuse, say no

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

nego

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of negar

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Noun[edit]

nego m (plural negos)

  1. (disrespectful) nigger
    Isso é coisa de nego
    This is for niggers
  2. (endearing) male lover
    Ganhei de presente do meu nego
    My man gave me
  3. (colloquial) person
    Todos negos fugiram quando ouviram os tiros
    All the people ran from the gunshots

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ne- (not) + Proto-Slavic *-go.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nêɡo/
  • Hyphenation: ne‧go

Conjunction[edit]

nȅgo (Cyrillic spelling не̏го)

  1. (with nominative) than (in comparisons, following the comparative)
    Beograd je veći nego Zagreb — Belgrade is larger than Zagreb
  2. (following a negation) but (see also vȅć)
    on je ne samo darovit, nego i jako marljiv — he is not only talented, but also very industrious
    to nije crno, nego b(ij)elo — that is not black, but white

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

nego

  1. Obsolete plural form of neg, past tense of niga.