Central Franconian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German niuwe, from Old High German niuwi.

Adjective edit

nei

  1. (Moselle Franconian) new

Chuukese edit

Determiner edit

nei

  1. First-person singular possessive; my (used with a special class of objects including living things)

Related terms edit

Esperanto edit

Etymology edit

From ne (no) +‎ -i (infinitive verb suffix).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈnei]
  • Audio:
    (file)
  • Rhymes: -ei
  • Hyphenation: ne‧i

Verb edit

nei (present neas, past neis, future neos, conditional neus, volitive neu)

  1. to deny (assert that something is not true)
    Antonym: jesi
    Oni simple ne povas nei faktojn.You simply can't deny facts.

Conjugation edit

Derived terms edit

Faroese edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse nei, from Proto-Germanic *nai (never), *nē (not), from Proto-Indo-European *ne, *nē, *nēy (negative particle).

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit

nei

  1. no
    Synonym: neiggj
    Antonyms: ja, , júgv

German Low German edit

Alternative forms edit

Adverb edit

nei

  1. (Low Prussian) Alternative form of nee

Gothic edit

Romanization edit

nei

  1. Romanization of 𐌽𐌴𐌹

Hunsrik edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German niuwe, from Old High German niuwi.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

nei (comparative neier, superlative neiest)

  1. new

Declension edit

Declension of nei (see also Appendix:Hunsrik adjectives)
masculine feminine neuter plural
Weak inflection nominative nei nei nei neie
accusative neie nei nei neie
dative neie neie neie neie
Strong inflection nominative neier neie neies neie
accusative neie neie neies neie
dative neiem neier neiem neie

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

Icelandic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse nei, from Proto-Germanic *nai (never), *nē (not), from Proto-Indo-European *ne, *nē, *nēy (negative particle).

Pronunciation edit

Interjection edit

nei

  1. no
    Synonyms: (informal) neibb, nau, (children's slang) nauts
    Antonyms: , (children's slang) júts, (implies a positive contradiction, used to contradict a negative)
  2. exclamation indicating being pleasantly surprised
    Nei, en gaman!Oh how fun!
    Nei, hæ!What a surprise to see you here!

Noun edit

nei n (genitive singular neis, nominative plural nei)

  1. a no

Anagrams edit

Italian edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

Contraction edit

nei

  1. contraction of in i; in the

Etymology 2 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

nei m

  1. plural of neo

References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 nei in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  2. ^ nei in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication

Anagrams edit

Latin edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

neī

  1. genitive singular of neon

Adverb edit

nei

  1. Early Latin form of
    • c. 500 BC, Garigliano bowl:
      𐌍𐌄𐌉[- - -]𐌐𐌀𐌓𐌉𐌌𐌄𐌃𐌄𐌔𐌏𐌌𐌊𐌏𐌌𐌌𐌄𐌏𐌉𐌔𐌔𐌏𐌊𐌉𐌏𐌉𐌔𐌕𐌓𐌉𐌖𐌏𐌉𐌀𐌃𐌃𐌄𐌏𐌌𐌃𐌖𐌏
      NEIPARIMEDESOMKOMMEOISSOKIOISTRIVOIADDEOMDVO
      nei pari med esom kom meois sokiois trifos audeom duo[m]
      Do not take me! I am with my three companions (property) of the two Audii

Luxembourgish edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German niuwe, from Old High German niuwi. Cognate with German neu, Dutch nieuw, English new, West Frisian nij.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

nei (masculine neien, neuter neit, comparative méi nei, superlative am neisten)

  1. new

Declension edit

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Mandarin edit

Romanization edit

nei (nei5nei0, Zhuyin ˙ㄋㄟ)

  1. Hanyu Pinyin reading of

Romanization edit

nei

  1. Nonstandard spelling of néi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of něi.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of nèi.

Usage notes edit

  • Transcriptions of Mandarin into the Latin script often do not distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without indication of tone.

North Frisian edit

Etymology edit

From Old Frisian , which derives from Proto-West Germanic *niwi. Cognates include West Frisian nij.

Adjective edit

nei (comparative neier, superlative neist)

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) new
    en neien waanj, nei eerdaapler
    a new car, new potatoes

Usage notes edit

After an indefinite article preceding a masculine noun nei changes to neien.

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse nei, from Proto-Germanic *nai (never), *nē (not), from Proto-Indo-European *ne, *nē, *nēy (negative particle).

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit

nei

  1. no
    Antonyms: ja, jo

Related terms edit

Interjection edit

nei

  1. no

Noun edit

nei n (definite singular neiet, indefinite plural nei, definite plural neia or neiene)

  1. no

References edit

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse nei, from Proto-Germanic *nai (never), *nē (not), from Proto-Indo-European *ne, *nē, *nēy (negative particle).

Pronunciation edit

Interjection edit

nei

  1. no (used to show disagreement or negation)
    Antonyms: jau, jo
  2. no (used to express displeasure)
    Antonym: ja

Noun edit

nei n (definite singular neiet, indefinite plural nei, definite plural neia)

  1. a no
    Antonyms: ja, jo

Etymology 2 edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

nei

  1. imperative of neia

Etymology 3 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

nei n

  1. (non-standard since 2012) definite plural of ne

References edit

Anagrams edit

Old Frisian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Germanic *nēhw (near). Cognates include Old English nēah and Old Saxon nāh.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

nēi (comparative niār, superlative nēst)

  1. near

Preposition edit

nēi (+ dative)

  1. after, according to

Descendants edit

  • Saterland Frisian: nai
  • West Frisian: nei

References edit

  • Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN

Old Norse edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Germanic *nai (never), *nē (not), from Proto-Indo-European *ne, *nē, *nēy (negative particle).

Adverb edit

nei

  1. no

Descendants edit

References edit

  • nei”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Pennsylvania German edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German niuwe, from Old High German niuwi. Compare German neu, Dutch nieuw, English new.

Adjective edit

nei

  1. new

Rapa Nui edit

Noun edit

nei

  1. here

Pronoun edit

nei

  1. this

Tokelauan edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *nei. Cognates include Hawaiian nei and Samoan nei.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈne.i]
  • Hyphenation: ne‧i

Determiner edit

nei

  1. this, these

See also edit

Adverb edit

nei

  1. now

Particle edit

nei

  1. Emphasises a question; what do you say?

References edit

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 250

Welsh edit

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

nei (not mutable)

  1. second-person singular future colloquial of gwneud

West Frisian edit

Etymology edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation edit

Preposition edit

nei

  1. towards
  2. after (time)