nenhum

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese nin (h)ũu, earlier nen (h)ũu, from Latin nec ūnus (not even one). Displaced collateral form ningũu. Compare Galician ningún, Spanish ninguno, Catalan ningú and Occitan degun.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /nẽˈɲũ/, [nẽˈj̃ũ]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /nɨˈɲũ/, [nɨˈɲũ]

  • Hyphenation: ne‧nhum
  • Rhymes:

Pronoun[edit]

nenhum m (feminine nenhuma)

  1. no, none
    Nenhuma pessoa foi vista por aqui.
    No person was seen around here.

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:nenhum.