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BulgarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ни (ni) (personal, possessive)

  1. Short form of the first-person plural pronoun in the accusative case, used as the direct object of a verb; us.
    Не мисля, че ни видяха да идваме.
    Ne mislja, če ni vidjaha da idvame.
    I don't think they saw us come.
  2. Short form of the first-person plural pronoun in the dative case, used as the indirect object of a verb; to us, for us, us.
    Бихте ли ни казали в колко часа каца самолетът?
    Bihte li ni kazali v kolko časa kaca samoletǎt?
    Could you tell us at what time the plane lands?
  3. Short form of the first-person plural possessive pronoun; our.
    Първата ни спирка е Париж.
    Pǎrvata ni spirka e Pariž.
    Our first stop is Paris.

Related termsEdit

ParticleEdit

ни (ni)

  1. Used for emphasis to mean 'no thing or person'; not a, not one.
    Не обели ни дума.
    Ne obeli ni duma.
    He didn't say a single word.
    Ни един от хората, които бях поканил, не дойде.
    Ni edin ot horata, koito bjah pokanil, ne dojde.
    Not one of the people I'd invited showed up.

SynonymsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ни (ni)

  1. Used to show that a negative statement is true of two things; neither, nor.
    Това е ни в клин, ни в ръкав.
    Tova e ni v klin, ni v rǎkav.
    That is neither here nor there.
    Тя ни знае, ни се интересува какво се е случило.
    Tja ni znae, ni se interesuva kakvo se e slučilo.
    She neither knows nor cares what happened.

SynonymsEdit


DunganEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Standard Mandarin ().

AdjectiveEdit

ни (ni)

  1. you

ErzyaEdit

NounEdit

ни (ni)

  1. wife

MacedonianEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ни (ni)

  1. neither
    Нема ни жена ни деца.
    Nema ni žena ni deca.
    He has neither a wife nor children.

SynonymsEdit

ParticleEdit

ни (ni)

  1. not even
    Ни мајката не те сака.
    Ni majkata ne te saka.
    Not even your mother loves you.
    Не сакаше ни да се обиде.
    Ne sakaše ni da se obide.
    He didn't even want to try.
  2. neither, either
    Ни јас не сакам да дојдам.
    Ni jas ne sakam da dojdam.
    I don't want to come either.

PronounEdit

ни (ni)

  1. Short indirect object form of ние (nie).

NivkhEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ни (ni)

  1. I

Old Church SlavonicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *ni (nor, not), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *nei, from Proto-Indo-European *nei.

ConjunctionEdit

ни (ni)

  1. not

DescendantsEdit

  • Russian: ни (ni), не (ne)
  • Serbo-Croatian:
    Cyrillic: ни
    Roman: ni
  • Slovene: ni
  • Ukrainian: ні (ni)

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [nʲɪ]
  • (file)

ConjunctionEdit

ни (ni)

  1. neither, nor
    ни он, ни она́ni on, ni onáneither he nor she
    ни ку́шает, ни спитni kúšajet, ni spitneither eats nor sleeps

ParticleEdit

ни (ni)

  1. not a
    ни оди́н из стаni odín iz stanot one in a hundred
  2. (between a personal pronoun and the verb in the affirmative) whatever, however
    что он ни ска́жетšto on ni skážetwhatever he says
    как бы он ни был бога́тkak by on ni byl bogáthowever rich he may be
  3. (before какой, кто, что) any, no
    ни в како́й кни́геni v kakój knígein any book, in no book
    ни на что не годи́тсяni na što ne godítsjait’s good for nothing

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *ni (nor, not), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *nej, from Proto-Indo-European *ney. Compare ни-, не.

ParticleEdit

ни (Latin spelling ni)

  1. (emphasizes negation) even, either
    ни ја то не знамeven I don't know that; I don't know that either
    нисам хт(ј)ео ни да чујем за пр(иј)едлогI didn't even want to listen about the proposal

ConjunctionEdit

ни (Latin spelling ni)

  1. neither, nor
    она није ни паметна ни(ти) марљиваshe is neither smart nor industrious
    ни трага ни гласа о ..not a trace about ..
    ни крив ни дужанcompletely innocent