ne-

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Cahuilla[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ne-

  1. I. First person singular pronoun added to a verb to show its subject.
  2. My. First person singular possessive pronoun added to a noun to show its possessor.

Chuukese[edit]

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ne-

  1. to look

Czech[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ne-

  1. Used to negate verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. "Mám hlad" ("I am hungry") becomes "nemám hlad" ("I am not hungry"). Akin to un-, non-, im-, ir-.

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Ido[edit]

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ne-

  1. Used to negate verbs, adjectives, and adverbs.

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The word in compositions.

Prefix[edit]

ne-

  1. absolutely negates the principal meaning
    ne- (not) + scio (I know) → nescio (I don't know)

Quotations[edit]

"Nomen nescio." (N.N.) - I don't know the name, John Doe

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same stem as the general negative particle (no).

Prefix[edit]

ne-

  1. Used on all verb forms to form the negative version of that form (runāju (I speak), nerunāju (I don't speak)), as well as on nouns and adjectives to indicate negation (like Latin in-, im-; English un-; or Russian не- (ne-)).

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *ne (not), from Proto-Indo-European *ne (no, not). Akin to Old English ne (not)

Prefix[edit]

ne-

  1. not, usually syncopated to n-
    neom (am not)
    næs (was not); nǣron (were not)
    nic (not I)
    nǣniġ (no one, none, not any, no (adj.))
    nealles (not at all, by no means)
    nefne (unless, except, not even)
    nabban (to have not, be without)
    nāgan (to not owe, not own)
    nǣfre (never)
    nyllan (will not, wish not, be unwilling, refuse)
    nāt ([I] do not know), from nytan (to know not)
    nyten (ignorant) (from ne + witan)

Romanian[edit]

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ne-

  1. un-; de- (attached to past participles, gerundives and some adjectives to negate them)
    necunoscut - unknown
    neînțeles - misunderstood
    neprietenos - unfriendly
    nefolosind - not using, without using

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ne- (Cyrillic spelling не-)

  1. Prefix prepended to adjectives to create an adjective denoting a negative meaning (ne (not)). Akin to un-, non-, im-, ir-.

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