nej

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See also: nej-, nèj, and něj

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse nei, from Proto-Germanic *nai (never), *nē (not), from Proto-Indo-European *ne, *nē, *nēy (negative particle).

Interjection[edit]

nej

  1. no
  2. oh, oh no

Noun[edit]

nej n (singular definite nejet, plural indefinite nejer)

  1. no
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See neje (to curtsey).

Verb[edit]

nej

  1. Imperative of neje.

Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nei, from Proto-Germanic *nai (never), *nē (not), from Proto-Indo-European *ne, *nē, *nēy (negative particle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nej (not comparable)

  1. no; a negative answer
    Nej, jag har inga pengar med mig.
    No, I have no money with me.

Related terms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

nej n

  1. a no, a nay; a negative answer or vote

Declension[edit]


White Hmong[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nej

  1. you (three or more: second person plural)
  2. your (three or more: second person plural)

References[edit]

  • Ernest E. Heimbach, White Hmong - English Dictionary (1979, SEAP Publications)