نہیں

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Punjabi[edit]

Adverb[edit]

نہیں ‎(nahī̃) ‎(Gurmukhi spelling ਨਹੀਂ)

  1. no
  2. not

Urdu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

نہیں ‎(nahī̃)  Hindi spelling: नहीं ‎(nahī̃)

  1. no, not, negative response to a yes/no question
    بالکل نہیں
    Of course not/absolutely not.
  2. no, not, representing negation of statements

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Often used with the polite particle جی to be more polite in answering those given respect as in جی نہیں.

نہیں is not used in the subjunctive, imperative and simple past tenses/moods, where نا is used instead.