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ArabicEdit

SuffixEdit

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

Egyptian ArabicEdit

SuffixEdit

ـنا (-na)

  1. us, our (bound object pronoun)

KarakhanidEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronounEdit

نا ()

  1. (interrogative) what
  2. whatever

Related termsEdit


KurdishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

AdverbEdit

نا (transliteration needed)

  1. not (negates meaning of verb)
  2. un- (prefix of negation)

MazanderaniEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

نا ()

  1. no

PashtoEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

نا ()

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

PersianEdit

PrefixEdit

نا ()

  1. non-
  2. -un

UrduEdit

AdverbEdit

نا ()  Hindi spelling: ना ()

  1. not
  2. no

Usage notesEdit

Used with the subjunctive, imperative and simple past tenses/moods. نہیں is used for other tenses.

SynonymsEdit