nemos

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Sardinian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin nēmō (no one, nobody), from earlier ne- (not) + hemō (person). The /-s/ is due to analogy with Old Sardinian alikis (someone). Cognate with archaic or dialectal Italian nimo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnemos/, [ˈnɛː.mɔ.zɔ̆]

Pronoun[edit]

nemos

  1. (Logudorese, Nuorese) no one, nobody

References[edit]

  • Mendeloff, Henry. 1969. A manual of comparative Romance Linguistics: Phonology and morphology. Washington DC: Catholic University of America Press. Page 78.
  • Rubattu, Antoninu (2006), “nessuno”, in Dizionario universale della lingua di Sardegna, 2nd edition, Sassari: Edes
  • Wagner, Max Leopold (1960–1964), “nèmos”, in Dizionario etimologico sardo, Heidelberg