CahuillaEdit

PrefixEdit

ne-

  1. I. First person singular pronoun added to a verb to show its subject.
  2. My. First person singular possessive pronoun added to a noun to show its possessor.

ChuukeseEdit

PrefixEdit

ne-

  1. to look

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ne-

  1. Used to negate verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. Akin to un-, non-, im-, ir-.
    Mám hlad. (“I am hungry.”) → ‎Nemám hlad. (“I am not hungry.”)

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EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ne-

  1. non- (Used to negate some words.)

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IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Prefix form of ne.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ne-

  1. Used to negate verbs, adjectives, and adverbs; non-, un-, in-, im-, ir-.

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KurdishEdit

PrefixEdit

ne-

  1. forms the negative subjunctive mood of verbs.

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Latin ne (not) in compositions.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ne-

  1. absolutely negates the principal meaning
    ne- (not) + sciō (I know)nesciō (I don't know)

QuotationsEdit

"Nōmen nesciō" (N.N.) – I don't know the name, John Doe

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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the same stem as the general negative particle (no).

PrefixEdit

ne-

  1. Used on all verb forms to form the negative version of that form (runāju (I speak), nerunāju (I don't speak)), as well as on nouns and adjectives to indicate negation (like Latin in-, im-; English un-; or Russian не- (ne-)).

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LithuanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the same stem as the general negative particle ne (no).

PrefixEdit

ne-

  1. Used on all verb forms to form the negative version of that form, as well as on nouns, adjectives and adverbs to indicate negation.
    ne- + tvarkà 'order' → netvarkà 'disorder, mess'
    ne- + ramùs 'calm' → neramùs 'restless, uneasy'
    ne- + geraĩ 'well' → negeraĩ 'badly'
    ne- + norė́ti 'want' → nenorė́ti 'not want'

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Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ne (not), from Proto-Indo-European *ne (no, not). Akin to Old English ne (not).

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ne-

  1. not
    neomam not
    næswas not
    nǣronwere not
    nicnot me
    nǣniġno one, none, not any, no (adj.)
    neallesnot at all, by no means
    nefneunless, except, not even
    nabbanto not have
    nāganto not owe, not own
    nǣfrenever
    nyllanto not want, refuse
    ne- + ‎witan (to know) → ‎nytan (to not know)
    ne- + ‎wāt (I know) → ‎nāt (I do not know)
    ne- + ‎witen (known) → ‎nyten (ignorant)

Usage notesEdit

  • Often syncopated to n-.

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Slavic *ne-.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ne-

  1. un-; de- (attached to past participles, gerundives and some adjectives to negate them)
    ne- + ‎cunoscut (known) → ‎necunoscut (unknown)
    ne- + ‎înțeles (understood) → ‎neînțeles (misunderstood)
    ne- + ‎prietenos (friendly) → ‎neprietenos (unfriendly)
    ne- + ‎folosind → ‎nefolosind (not using, without using)

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

PrefixEdit

ne- (Cyrillic spelling не-)

  1. Prefix prepended to adjectives to create an adjective denoting a negative meaning (ne (not)). Akin to un-, non-, im-, ir-.

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