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See also: NEI, néi, nèi, něi, -nei, and ne'i

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Central FranconianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • neu (Ripuarian)

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German niuwi, from Proto-Germanic *niwjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

AdjectiveEdit

nei

  1. (Moselle Franconian) new

ChuukeseEdit

DeterminerEdit

nei

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

Related termsEdit



EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

ne +‎ -i

VerbEdit

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

  1. to deny (assert that something is not true)

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

nei

  1. no

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit


German Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

AdverbEdit

nei

  1. (Low Prussian) Alternative form of nee

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

nei

  1. Romanization of 𐌽𐌴𐌹

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

nei

  1. no

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

  • (no): , júts (children's slang), (implies a positive contradiction, used to contradict a negative)

AnagramsEdit


ItalianEdit

ContractionEdit

nei

  1. contraction of in i; in the

NounEdit

nei m

  1. plural of neo

LatinEdit

NounEdit

neī

  1. genitive singular of neon

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German niuwi, from Proto-Germanic *niwjaz. Cognate with German neu, Dutch nieuw, English new, West Frisian nij.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. new

DeclensionEdit

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MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

nei

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

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

North FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

nei (comparative neier, superlative neist)

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

Usage notesEdit

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


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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AdverbEdit

nei

  1. no

AntonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

nei

  1. no

NounEdit

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

  1. no

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

nei

  1. no

AntonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdverbEdit

nei

  1. no

DescendantsEdit

  • Norwegian: nei
    • Norwegian Bokmål: nei
    • Norwegian Nynorsk: nei
  • Swedish: nej

ReferencesEdit

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

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German niuwi, from Proto-Germanic *niwjaz. Compare German neu, Dutch nieuw, English new.

AdjectiveEdit

nei

  1. new

Rapa NuiEdit

NounEdit

nei

  1. here

PronounEdit

nei

  1. this

WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

nei

  1. (colloquial) second-person singular future of gwneud

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

nei

  1. towards
  2. after (time)