no-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the word no used in attributive phrases.

Prefix[edit]

no-

  1. (slang) Placed before a word to indicate negation of that word.

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Latvian[edit]

Prefix[edit]

no-

  1. Usually found on verbs (and their derived nouns or adjectives) with the meaning 'from'.

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *nu, cognate with Sanskrit नु (nu, now) and Hittite 𒉡 (nu, now, and).

Prefix[edit]

no-

  1. Used to support prototonic verb forms where no deuterotonic forms exist (imperfect, past subjunctive, conditional) and to support infixed object pronouns, including the relative pronoun that has no form except for a mutation on the following consonant
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 21a8
      Is hed inso no·guidimm.
      This is what I pray.