IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse .

VerbEdit

  1. (transitive, with dative) to reach (a place)
  2. (transitive, with dative) to get, catch, apprehend (a physical object)
  3. (transitive, with dative) to reach, attain (a goal)
    Ég mun heimsyfirráðum!
    I will attain world domination!

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish .

ParticleEdit

(interrogative particles)

  1. don’t (particle used to introduce a negative imperative; triggers h-prothesis of a following vowel)
    déan sin.
    Don’t do that.
    habair é.
    Don’t mention it.
  2. may...not (particle used with raibh, the present subjunctive of , to introduce a negative wish)
    Dealbh raibh tú.
    May you never be destitute.
  3. (Munster) not (in questions; triggers h-prothesis; used with the dependent form of an irregular verb if there is one)
    fuil ocras ort?
    Are you not hungry?
    Chonac í, facas?
    I saw her, didn’t I?

ConjunctionEdit

(triggers h-prothesis; used with the dependent form of an irregular verb if there is one)

  1. (Munster) Alternative form of nach (that...not).
    Dúirt sé raibh carr aige.
    He said that he didn’t have a car.

Etymology 2Edit

ConjunctionEdit

  1. nor
    Níl deartháir deirfiúr agam.
    I have neither brother nor sister.
  2. used between two identical or similar words to intensify a negative
    Ní fhaca sí solas solas.
    She saw no light whatsoever (lit. She didn’t see light or light).

Etymology 3Edit

ParticleEdit

  1. than
    Is airde Máire Peadar.
    Mary is taller than Peter.
  2. but (used rhetorically in direct and indirect questions)
    Cé a bhí ina shuí ann m’athair féin?
    Who was sitting there but my own father?
  3. used to connect a predicate noun to its subject in a cleft sentence introduced by a copular form
    Is é a dúirt sé gur dhíol sé a ríomhaire lena chara.
    What he said was that he sold his computer to his friend.
    • 1907, Peadar Ua Laoghaire, Séadna, p. 6:
      Bhí fear ann fad ó agus isé ainim a bhí air ’ná Séadna.
      Once upon a time there was a man and the name that he had was Séadna.
Derived termsEdit
  • ná go, ná gur (but that)

MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

RomanizationEdit

(form of na2 with diacritic)

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NavajoEdit

PostpositionEdit

  1. for you, for your sake
  2. in your favor
    yáʼátʼééhit is good for you
    áshłééhI’m making it for you

InflectionEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *nēhw.

VerbEdit

  1. to near, to reach

PortugueseEdit

InterjectionEdit

  1. Eye dialect spelling of não.
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