Arabic edit

Pronoun edit

ـنَا (-nā) (enclitic form of نَحْنُ (naḥnu))

  1. us, our (bound object pronoun)
    بنا (bínā) — with us
    لنا (lánā) — to us
    عنا (ʕánnā) — according to us

Azerbaijani edit

Prefix edit

ناـ

  1. Arabic spelling of na-

Central Kurdish edit

Adverb edit

نا (na)

  1. no

Egyptian Arabic edit

Suffix edit

ـنا (-na)

  1. us, our (bound object pronoun)

Karakhanid edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Turkic *nē (what). Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰤𐰀 (ne, what), Turkish ne (what, whatever).

Pronoun edit

نا ()

  1. (interrogative) what
  2. whatever

Related terms edit

Mazanderani edit

Pronunciation edit

Particle edit

نا ()

  1. no

North Levantine Arabic edit

Suffix edit

ـنا (-napl

  1. Enclitic form of نحنا (niḥna)
  2. we, us, our

See also edit

North Levantine Arabic enclitic pronouns
Singular Plural
after consonant after vowel
1st person after verb ـني (-ni) ـنا (-na)
else ـِي (-i) ـي (-y)
2nd person m ـَك (-ak) ـك (-k) ـكُن (-kun)
f ـِك (-ek) ـكِ (-ki)
3rd person m ـُه (-o) ـه (-h) ـهُن (-(h/w/y)un)
f ـها (-(h/w/y)a)

Ottoman Turkish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Persian ناـ (nâ-).

Prefix edit

ناـ (nâ-)

  1. un-, non-, in-
    Synonym: غیر (gayr-i)
    ناـ + ‎تمام (tamâm, complete, perfect) → ‎ناتمام (nâtamâm, incomplete, imperfect)
  2. -less
    Synonym: ـسز (-siz)
    ناـ + ‎امید (ümid, hope) → ‎ناامید (nâümid, hopeless)

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Turkish: na-

Pashto edit

Pronunciation edit

Prefix edit

نا ()

  1. non-
  2. dis-
  3. in-
  4. un-

Persian edit

Etymology edit

This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “From Proto-Indo-Iranian *ná (no, not).”

Pronunciation edit

 

Readings
Classical reading?
Dari reading?
Iranian reading?
Tajik reading? no

Prefix edit

Dari ناـ
Iranian Persian
Tajik но-

ناـ (nâ-)

  1. un-, non-, in-
    Synonym: غیرـ (ğeyr-e-)
    ناـ + ‎کامل (kâmel, complete, perfect) → ‎ناکامل (nâkâmel, incomplete, imperfect)
  2. -less
    Synonym: بی ()
    ناـ + ‎امید (omêd, hope) → ‎ناامید (nâomêd, hopeless)

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

South Levantine Arabic edit

Suffix edit

ـنا (-napl

  1. Enclitic form of إحنا (ʔiḥna)
  2. we, us, our

See also edit

South Levantine Arabic enclitic pronouns
Singular Plural
after consonant after vowel
1st person after verb ـني (-ni) ـنا (-na)
else ـِي (-i) ـي (-y)
2nd person m ـَك (-ak) ـك (-k) ـكُم (-kom) / ـكو (-ku)
f ـِك (-ek) ـكي (-ki)
3rd person m ـُه (-o) ـه (-h) ـهُم (-hom)
f ـها (-ha)

Urdu edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀡𑀸 (ṇā), from Sanskrit (na). Doublet of نہ ().

Alternative forms edit

Particle edit

نا () (Hindi spelling ना)

  1. final emphatic particle
    آؤ نا!āo !Do come! (literally, “come imperative emphasis marker!”)

Noun edit

نا (m or f (Hindi spelling ना)

  1. no
    ہاں یا نا میں جواب دو۔hā̃ yā mẽ javāb do.Answer in yes or no.
Declension edit
Declension of نا
singular plural
direct نا () نائیں (nāẽ)
oblique نا () ناؤں (nāõ)
vocative نا () ناؤ (nāo)
Declension of نا
singular plural
direct نا () نا ()
oblique نا () ناؤں (nāõ)
vocative نا () ناؤ (nāo)
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from Classical Persian ناـ (nā-).

Prefix edit

ناـ (nā-) (Hindi spelling ना-)

  1. not, un-, non-, in-
    Synonyms: اَـ (a-), غیر (ġair)
    ناـ (nā-) + ‎پاک (pāk, clean) → ‎ناپاک (nāpāk, unclean)
    ناـ (nā-) + ‎ممکن (possible) → ‎ناممکن (impossible)
Derived terms edit

Ushojo edit

Noun edit

نا ()

  1. a wooden drain

Uyghur edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Chagatai ناـ, from Persian ناـ (nâ-).

Prefix edit

ناـ (na-)

  1. un-, non-, in-
    Synonym: غەيرى (gheyri)
    ناـ (na-) + ‎تامام (tamam, complete, perfect) → ‎ناتامام (natamam, incomplete, imperfect)
  2. -less
    Synonym: ـسىز (-siz)
    ناـ (na-) + ‎ئۈمىد (ümid, hope) → ‎نائۈمىد (na'ümid, hopeless)

Derived terms edit

Uzbek edit

Prefix edit

ناـ (no-)

  1. Arabic spelling of no-