nei

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See also: něi and nèi

Chuukese[edit]

Determiner[edit]

nei

  1. first person singular possessive; my (used with a special class of objects including living things)

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ne +‎ -i

Verb[edit]

nei (present neas, past neis, future neos, conditional neus, volitive neu)

  1. to deny (assert that something is not true)

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nei, from Proto-Germanic *nai (never), *nē (not), from Proto-Indo-European *ne, *nē, *nēy (negative particle).

Adverb[edit]

nei

  1. no

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German Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nei

  1. (Low Prussian) Alternative form of nee

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

nei

  1. Romanization of 𐌽𐌴𐌹

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nei, from Proto-Germanic *nai (never), *nē (not), from Proto-Indo-European *ne, *nē, *nēy (negative particle).

Adverb[edit]

nei

  1. no

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • (no): , júts (children's slang), (implies a positive contradiction, used to contradict a negative)

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Italian[edit]

Contraction[edit]

nei

  1. (contraction of in i) in the

Noun[edit]

nei m

  1. plural of neo

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

neī

  1. genitive singular of neon

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

nei

  1. rafsi of nelci.

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German niuwi, from Proto-Germanic *niwjaz. Cognate with German neu, Dutch nieuw, English new, West Frisian nij.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nei (masculine neien, feminine nei, neuter neit)

  1. new

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

nei

  1. Nonstandard spelling of něi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of nèi.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French noir, from Latin niger.

Adjective[edit]

nei

  1. (France) black

North Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian , which derives from Proto-Germanic *niwjaz. Cognates include West Frisian nij.

Adjective[edit]

nei (comparative neier, superlative neist)

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) new
    en neien waanj, nei eerdaapler
    a new car, new potatoes

Usage notes[edit]

After an indefinite article preceding a masculine noun nei changes to neien.


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nei, from Proto-Germanic *nai (never), *nē (not), from Proto-Indo-European *ne, *nē, *nēy (negative particle).

Adverb[edit]

nei

  1. no

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nei, from Proto-Germanic *nai (never), *nē (not), from Proto-Indo-European *ne, *nē, *nēy (negative particle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nei

  1. no

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *nai (never), *nē (not), from Proto-Indo-European *ne, *nē, *nēy (negative particle).

Adverb[edit]

nei

  1. no

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian: nei
    • Norwegian Bokmål: nei
    • Norwegian Nynorsk: nei
  • Swedish: nej

Rapa Nui[edit]

Noun[edit]

nei

  1. here

Pronoun[edit]

nei

  1. this

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

nei

  1. (colloquial) second-person singular future of gwneud

West Frisian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

nei

  1. towards
  2. (time) after