nooit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Afrikaans nooit (never)

Adverb[edit]

nooit (not comparable)

  1. (South Africa) never; no way
    • 1999, David Graver, Drama for a New South Africa: Seven Plays (page 133)
      STIX: You never bought shit? HENRY: Never! STIX: Nooit?
    • 2005, Hans Muhlberg, The Law of the Brand (page 72)
      What would your average South African celebrity say if you used her name or image to sell your product without first obtaining her consent? Probably something like 'Nooit, ek sê, I want big bucks.'

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch nooit, from Middle Dutch nooit.

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Adverb[edit]

nooit

  1. never
    Sy sing nooit.
    She never sings.
    Die goedere is nooit op die bestemming aangekom nie.
    The goods never arrived at the destination.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: nooit

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch nooit. Equivalent to n- +‎ ooit.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /noːit/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: nooit
  • Rhymes: -oːi̯t

Adverb[edit]

nooit

  1. never
    Zij komen daar nooit.
    They never go there.

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