AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • necu

EtymologyEdit

From Latin necō. Compare Daco-Romanian îneca, înec.

VerbEdit

nec (past participle nicatã)

  1. I kill.
  2. I drown.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • nicare/nicari
  • nicat

InterlinguaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nec (and not).

AdverbEdit

nec

  1. And not.
    Io non sape, nec vole sapere (I don't know, and I don't want to know)
  2. Neither, nor.
    Illo nec me place nec displace (It neither pleases me nor displeases me)
  3. And, or (following a "with no" or "without").
    Nos debe resister sin aqua nec alimento (We must resist with no water or food)

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *nek (not), from Proto-Indo-European *n̥- (un-, not).

AdverbEdit

nec (not comparable)

  1. nor
  2. and not, not
  3. neither
  4. not even

SynonymsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

nec

  1. nor
  2. and not
  3. not either
  4. not even

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • nec...nec (neither...nor)

DescendantsEdit

  • Asturian: nin
  • Catalan: ni
  • Dalmatian: ne
  • Fala: nin
  • French: ni
  • Galician: nin
  • Italian:
  • Middle French: ny
  • Old French: ne
  • Old Portuguese: nen
  • Portuguese: nem
  • Spanish: ni
Last modified on 17 February 2014, at 00:11