Last modified on 21 August 2014, at 00:20

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from the word no used in attributive phrases.

PrefixEdit

no-

  1. (slang) Placed before a word to indicate negation of that word.

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LatvianEdit

PrefixEdit

no-

  1. Usually found on verbs (and their derived nouns or adjectives) with the meaning 'from'.

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *nu, cognate with Sanskrit नु (nu, now) and Hittite 𒉡 (nu, now, and).

PrefixEdit

no-

  1. Used to support prototonic verb forms where no deuterotonic forms exist (imperfect, past subjunctive, conditional) and to support infixed object pronouns, including the relative pronoun that has no form except for a mutation on the following consonant
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 21a8
      Is hed inso no·guidimm.
      This is what I pray.