nen

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See also: -nen, n'en, 'nen, nên, nēn, něn, nèn, nền, and nến

English[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nen

  1. (Geordie) none

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *ninus.

Noun[edit]

nen m ‎(plural nens, feminine nena)

  1. boy, male child

Dutch[edit]

Article[edit]

nen

  1. (Brabantian) Alternative form of ne
    nen boom
    a tree

Usage notes[edit]

See usage notes at ne.


German[edit]

Article[edit]

nen

  1. Nonstandard form of 'n.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

nen

  1. rōmaji reading of ねん

Ladin[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nen

  1. some

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

nen

  1. rafsi of nejni.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

nen

  1. Nonstandard spelling of nēn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of něn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of nèn.

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.

Middle Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably shortened from Old Saxon nihen ‎(not one), thus ultimately cognate to nicht +‎ ên. Cognate with English no, none, German kein, Dutch geen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Article[edit]

nên

  1. no, none; used and inflected in the same way as the article ên.
    • ca. 1485, author unknown, Van deme quaden thyra̅ne Dracole wyda., published by Bartholomaeus Gothan, verso of the 5th sheet:
      Gy ſynt de ſnodeſte vn̅ de groteſte thiran. den men vinden mach in alle der werlnde. vn̅ ik hebbe nene̅ minſche̅ ny gheſeen noch ghehort de iuw ye wat gudes na ſecht heft.
      You are the vilest and greatest tyrant that one might find in all the world, and I have not seen nor heard one human, that has ever said a good thing about you.

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nec.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nen

  1. not even (introduces an emphatic negation or exclusion)

Conjunction[edit]

nen

  1. nor (introduces each except the first term of a series, indicating that none of them is true)
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 6 (facsimile):
      Porend a ſant eſcritura que non mente nen erra nos conta un gn̈ miragre que fez en Engra terra. A uirgen ſanta maria.
      However, the Holy Scripture, which doesn’t lie nor err, tells of a great miracle that Virgin Holy Mary worked in England.

Descendants[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Preposition[edit]

nen

  1. without

Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

nen f (plural nennau)

  1. heaven

Synonyms[edit]