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See also: Nj, NJ, nJ, .nj, and N.J.
nj U+01CC, nj
LATIN SMALL LETTER NJ
Nj
[U+01CB]
Latin Extended-B Ǎ
[U+01CD]

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TranslingualEdit

 
Nj in upper- and lowercase

LetterEdit

nj (mixed case Nj, upper case NJ)

  1. A digraph from the letters n and j.

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EgyptianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

n (to, for) +‎ -j (nisba ending)

AdjectiveEdit

 
 
  1. of
  2. belonging
  3. introduces the agent of an infinitive when it is a personal pronoun
Usage notesEdit

This genitival adjective can be used to express the indirect genitive. In this case, it indicates that the noun preceding it, with which it agrees in gender and number, is possessed by the noun which follows it.

InflectionEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

n (to, for) +‎ -j (adverbializing suffix).

AdverbEdit

 
 
  1. for it, to it, thereto, therefor
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Etymology 3Edit

PrepositionEdit

 
  1. Variant form (before a noun) of n (to, for)

Etymology 4Edit

Cognate to Arabic لَا(, no, not), Hebrew לֹא(, no, not), Aramaic לָא(, no, not).

ParticleEdit

 

 proclitic

  1. (Old Egyptian) not; negates any sentence
  2. (Middle and later Egyptian) not; negates a nominal sentence, an adjectival sentence of possession, or the rheme of an emphatic clause (used with js; see Usage Notes below)
  3. no, not any; negates an individual noun
  4. not; negates other individual words
Usage notesEdit
  • When used alone, nj negates the individual word following it.
  • When negating (nonverbal) nominal sentences, adjectival sentences of possession (which start with the genitival adjective n(j)
     
    ), and rhemes of emphatic clauses, this particle is typically followed by the first element of the negated clause and then the negative particle js. In Middle Egyptian it cannot negate adjectival sentences which do not indicate possession, nor adverbial sentences, which are instead negated by nn. It also cannot negate verbal sentences that are not emphatic, so the presence of a verb between nj and js always indicates an emphatic clause.
  • nj combines with a number of other words to form negative particles with more specialised meanings, for which see the next section.
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • James P[eter] Allen (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN.
  • Hoch, James (1997) Middle Egyptian Grammar, Mississauga: Benben Publications, →ISBN, page 117–118

FulaEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

nj (lower case, upper case Nj)

  1. A letter of the Fula alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (uppercase): Nj

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

nj (Cyrillic spelling њ)

  1. The 20th (digraph) letter of the Serbo-Croatian Latin alphabet (gajica), preceded by n and followed by o.

PronounEdit

nj (Cyrillic spelling њ)

  1. him (clitic accusative singular of ȏn (he))
  2. it (clitic accusative singular of òno (it))

DeclensionEdit