EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Afrikaans , probably short for newaar (isn't that true?), colloquial variant of nie waar.

AdverbEdit

  1. (South Africa, colloquial) As interrogative particle: "isn't that the case?"; also used with emphatic effect.
    • 1900, Harold Blore, An Imperial Light Horseman:
      Then you are not come as a recruit to our ranks, but have already ducked your head to a bullet, ?
    • 2012, Nadine Gordimer, No Time Like the Present, Bloomsbury 2013, p. 21:
      No, we like this place, exotic for us whites, .

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NounEdit

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ParticleEdit

  1. no, nope

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