nej

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See also: nèj, nej-, něj, and ней

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Interjection[edit]

nej

  1. no
  2. oh, oh no

Noun[edit]

nej n (singular definite nejet, plural indefinite nejer)

  1. no
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See neje (to curtsey).

Verb[edit]

nej

  1. imperative of neje

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from neje.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nej (plural nejek)[1]

  1. (proscribed) Synonym of feleség (wife).

Declension[edit]

Inflection of nej
singular plural
nominative nej nejek
accusative nejt
nejet
nejeket
dative nejnek nejeknek
instrumental nejjel nejekkel
causal-final nejért nejekért
translative nejjé nejekké
terminative nejig nejekig
essive-formal nejként nejekként
essive-modal nejül
inessive nejben nejekben
superessive nejen nejeken
adessive nejnél nejeknél
illative nejbe nejekbe
sublative nejre nejekre
allative nejhez nejekhez
elative nejből nejekből
delative nejről nejekről
ablative nejtől nejektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
nejé nejeké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
nejéi nejekéi
Possessive forms of nej
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. nejem nejeim
2nd person sing. nejed nejeid
3rd person sing. neje nejei
1st person plural nejünk nejeink
2nd person plural nejetek nejeitek
3rd person plural nejük nejeik

References[edit]

  1. ^ In: A nyelvtanról három megközelítésben – magyartanár-jelölteknek (’On Grammar, in Three Approaches – for Would-be Teachers of Hungarian’) by Fancsaly, Éva et al., 2014

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نَيِّئ(nayyiʾ), variant of نِيء(nīʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nej (feminine singular nejja, plural nejjin)

  1. raw (uncooked)

Slovak[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • jej (genitive, dative)

Pronoun[edit]

nej

  1. genitive/dative/locative singular of ona

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɛj/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛj

Adverb[edit]

nej (not comparable)

  1. no; a negative answer
    Nej, jag har inga pengar med mig.
    No, I have no money with me.

Antonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

nej n

  1. a no, a nay; a negative answer or vote

Declension[edit]

Declension of nej 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative nej nejet
Genitive nejs nejets

White Hmong[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hmong-Mien *mi̯əu (you all).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nej

  1. you (three or more: second person plural)
  2. your (three or more: second person plural)

References[edit]

  • Heimbach, Ernest E. (1979) White Hmong — English Dictionary[1], SEAP Publications, →ISBN, page 136.
  • Ratliff, Martha (2010) Hmong-Mien Language History (Studies in Language Change; 8), Camberra, Australia: Pacific Linguistics, →ISBN.