nonada

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Etymology[edit]

From no (no) +‎ nada (nothing).

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  • IPA(key): /noˈnada/, [noˈnaða]

Noun[edit]

nonada f (plural nonadas)

  1. A thing or event of little or no importance or value.
    • 1787, R. P. Fr. Jacinto Montargon, Don Francisco Mariano Nipho (translator), Diccionario apostolico, &c., volume 2, Don Miguél Escribano, page 237:
      Durante la vida estas cosas son nonadas, y vienen á ser monstruos en la hora de la muerte: []
      These are meaningless things during life, and become monsters when it’s time to die: []
    Las ganancias eran una nonada a comparación del dinero invertido.
    The profit was nothing compared to the original investment.

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