ninguém

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nec (not any) + quem (whom).

Pronoun[edit]

ninguém

  1. no one (not one person)
    • 2007, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e as Relíquias da Morte (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows), Rocco, page 376:
      Não podemos discuti-la com mais ninguém.
      We can't discuss it with anybody else.

Usage notes[edit]

In the case of double negative, ninguém often translates as anybody.

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Noun[edit]

ninguém m (plural ninguéns)

  1. nobody (someone who is not important or well-known)

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