nich

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nich pl

  1. genitive/locative plural of on
  2. genitive/locative plural of ona
  3. genitive/locative plural of ono

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

nich

  1. (informal) Northern Germany form of nicht

Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German nicht, a contracted form of Old Saxon neowiht, from neo (never) + wiht (being, creature), derived from Proto-Germanic *ne (not) + *aiw- (ever) + *wiht- (thing). Akin to German nicht, Dutch niet, West Frisian net, English not where similar developments took place.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nich

  1. not
    Do dat nich!
    Do not do it!
    Dat is nich wohr.
    That is not true.

Interjection[edit]

nich?

  1. is it not? (a tag question)

Derived terms[edit]


Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nich (used only after prepositions)

  1. genitive/locative/animate accusative of wóni

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nich pl (used only after prepositions)

  1. genitive/accusative/locative plural of oni
  2. genitive/locative plural of one

See also[edit]


Yola[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nich

  1. Alternative form of neeghe
    • 1867, “DR. RUSSELL ON THE INHABITANTS AND DIALECT OF THE BARONY OF FORTH”, in APPENDIX:
      Nich th' hia thoras o' Culpake.
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References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 130