ninguno

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nec ūnus ("not even one"). Compare Portuguese nenhum, Catalan ningú.

Adjective[edit]

ninguno m (feminine ninguna, masculine plural ningunos, feminine plural ningunas)

  1. no; none

Usage notes[edit]

The adjective ninguno and its inflected forms are only used in negative sentences. The adjective may be translated into English as some or any if the resulting English sentence is negative.

When used before a masculine singular noun as part of the noun phrase, the apocopate form ningún is used instead of ninguno.

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Pronoun[edit]

ninguno m (singular, no plural, feminine ninguna)

  1. nobody; no-one
  2. none; neither
    No tengo ninguno más.
    “I have no more.” (“I don't have any more.”)

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Usage notes[edit]

The pronoun ninguno and its feminine form ninguna are only used in negative sentences. The pronoun may be translated into English as somebody, someone, some, or either if the resulting English sentence is negative.