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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

nah

  1. Eye dialect spelling of no.

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GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • nahe (in this form dated or very formal; also a preposition)

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German nāh, from Proto-Germanic *nēhw.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nah (comparative näher, superlative am nächsten)

  1. near (in space or time or in an abstract sense), nearby
    • 1903, Fanny zu Reventlow, Ellen Olestjerne, in Franziska Gräfin zu Reventlow: Gesammelte Werke, Albert Langen, page 573:
      Ellen stand am Fenster und hörte durch Herbstwind und Regen vom nahen Bahnhof herüber die Züge pfeifen.
      Ellen stood at the window and heard the trains whistling from the nearby station through autumn wind and rain.

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AdverbEdit

nah

  1. near (in space or time or in an abstract sense)

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IndonesianEdit

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

nah

  1. Used in a narrative or an argument. It appears at the beginning of a sentence and suggests that the previous part of the narrative or argument is complete and clear and that you are now about to move on to to the next part or next step. The following are the closest equivalents in English.
    "Now" or "Okay, now..."
    Nah, itu yang tidak bisa kita ketahui
    Now, that's what we haven't been able to find out.
    Lalu saya dipecat dengan tidak hormat. Nah, ini yang minimbulkan perasaan bahwa itu keterlaluan.
    Then I was given a dishonourable dismissal. Now, this is what made me feel that they had over-stepped the mark.

InterjectionEdit

nah

  1. I told you so! See?! (at long last the penny's dropped).
    Nah! Makanya jangan makan buah banyak-banyak (a mother scolding a child who has a stomachache)
    See?! That's why you shouldn't eat a lot of fruit.

MalayEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

nah

  1. Here! (when giving something).
    Nah! Ambil ini
    Here! Take this.

Old High GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *nēhw. Cognates include Old English nēh, nēah and Old Norse .

AdjectiveEdit

nāh

  1. close
  2. near
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *nēhwiz.

PrepositionEdit

nāh (takes dative)

  1. towards
DescendantsEdit

Old SaxonEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *nēhw. Cognates include Old English nēah and Old Norse .

AdjectiveEdit

nāh (comparative nāhiro, superlative nāhist)

  1. near
  2. close
DeclensionEdit


Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *nēhwiz.

PrepositionEdit

nāh (takes dative)

  1. to, towards

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From either Bulgarian, Macedonian, or Serbo-Croatian на

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

nah

  1. (informal) lo!, there it is!
    Nah bu kadar bir boyu vardı.
    Lo, it had a size that big.
  2. (vulgar) Makes the previous word negative
    Nah yaparsın!
    You'll do shit!
  3. (vulgar) accompanies the fig sign (compare Russian кукиш)