נישט

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Yiddish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A contracted form of Old High German niowiht, from nio ‎(never) + wiht ‎(being, creature), derived from Proto-Germanic *ne ‎(not) + Proto-Germanic *aiw- ‎(ever) + Proto-Germanic *wiht- ‎(thing). Compare German nicht. Akin to Dutch niet, West Frisian net, English not where similar developments took place.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

נישט ‎(nisht)

  1. not

Interjection[edit]

נישט ‎(nisht)

  1. no

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