neen

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See also: néen, 'neen, and -neen

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch neen, from Old Dutch *nēn (none, not one), from *ne ēn, from Proto-Germanic *ne + *ainaz. Cognate with German nein.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /neːn/
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  • Hyphenation: neen
  • Rhymes: -eːn

Adverb[edit]

neen

  1. no; stressed or formal form of nee.

Usage notes[edit]

Neen is the stressed form productively used in Flanders in both spoken and written language. It is archaic in both the spoken as well as written language in the Netherlands.

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

neen

  1. no

Saterland Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian nēn.

Article[edit]

neen f or n (plural neen)

  1. No; not any; none

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Scots[edit]

Numeral[edit]

neen

  1. Alternative form of nine