नाही

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Marathi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Marathi नाहि (nāhi), नाहिं (nāhiṃ), नाही (nāhī), नाहीं (nāhīṃ), from Sanskrit नास्ति (nāsti), from (na, not) + अस्ति (asti, is). Compare Hindi नहीं (nahī̃).

Particle[edit]

नाही (nāhī)

  1. no, not

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflection of नसणे (nasṇe, to not be).

Verb[edit]

नाही (nāhī)

  1. inflection of नसणे (nasṇe):
    1. first-person singular present
    2. third-person singular present
    3. first-person plural present
    4. second-person plural present

References[edit]

  • Shankar Gopal Tulpule and Anne Feldhau (1999), “नाही”, in A Dictionary of Old Marathi, Mumbai: Popular Prakashan