Last modified on 13 October 2014, at 19:24

não

AromanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin novus. Compare Daco-Romanian nou.

AdjectiveEdit

não

  1. new

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • naõ (obsolete)
  • nam (obsolete)
  • nom (obsolete, nonstandard)
  • num (nonstandard)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese non, from Latin nōn (no), from Old Latin noenum, from Proto-Indo-European *ne (not) + *óynos (one)

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

não (not comparable)

  1. not
    • 2003, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Rocco, page 225:
      Harry teve a nítida impressão de que ele não era o único que estava omitindo informações naquele momento.
      Harry had the clear impression that he was not the only one who was omitting information in that moment.
  2. do not; don’t
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 162:
      Não abro cartas.
      I don't open letters.
  3. Used to emphasise negative sentences. See double negative.
    Eu não fiz nada.
    I didn’t do anything. (literally: I didn’t do nothing.)
  4. non-

Derived termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

não

  1. no (used to show disagreement or negation)
  2. no (used to show agreement with a negative question)

SynonymsEdit

  • (shows disagreement): negativo
  • (shows agreement with a negative question): positivo

AntonymsEdit

NounEdit

não m (plural nãos)

  1. a no; a negative answer
    Hoje recebi duas respostas: um sim e um não. - “Today I received two answers: a yes and a no.”

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VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese, from

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

não

  1. brain, cerebrum

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