nemo

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Interlingua[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nemo

  1. Not any person: nobody, no one. Synonym: necuno.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of the earlier phrase *ne hemō (no man), from ne (not) + Old Latin hemō (man) (Classical homō). Compare praeda for praehenda.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nēmō m, f

  1. nobody, no one, no man
    Quem nemo ferro potuit superare nec auro.
    Whom none could overcome with iron or gold.
    Amīcus omnibus, amīcus nemini.
    A friend to all, a friend to none.
    Vicinam neminem amo magis quam te.
    I love a neighbouring nobody more than you.
    Nemo, nisi sapiens, liber est.
    No one, unless he is wise, is free.
    Nemo ante mortem beatus.
    No one [can be called] happy before his death.
    Nemo non formosus filius matri.
    No one fails to be a beautiful son for his mother.
    Absque sanitate nemo felix.
    Without health, no one [is] happy.
    Nemo sine sapientia, beatus est.
    No man without wisdom, is happy.
    Nemo cum sarcinis enatat.
    No one swims away with his bundles/belongings.
    Nemo est supra leges.
    No one is above the law.
    Nemo ex amoris vulnere sanus abit.
    No one walks away unscathed from the wound of love.

Inflection[edit]

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Irregular declension.

Case \ # m or f
nominative nēmō
genitive nēminis
dative nēminī
accusative nēminem
ablative nēmine
vocative nēmō
  • Note: In Classical Latin, nūllīus was substituted for the genitive and nūllō/nūllā for ablative, where nūllō is masculine whereas nūllā is feminine.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nêːmo/
  • Hyphenation: ne‧mo

Adverb[edit]

nȇmo (Cyrillic spelling не̑мо)

  1. mutely, dumbly