See also: nèj, nej-, něj, and ней

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

InterjectionEdit

nej

  1. no
  2. oh, oh no

NounEdit

nej n (singular definite nejet, plural indefinite nejer)

  1. no
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See neje (to curtsey).

VerbEdit

nej

  1. imperative of neje

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation or rebracketing of the possessive form neje into nej + e instead of earlier ne + je (< nő + je).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nej (plural nejek)[1]

  1. (proscribed) Synonym of feleség (wife).

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of nej
singular plural
nominative nej nejek
accusative nejt
nejet
nejeket
dative nejnek nejeknek
instrumental nejjel nejekkel
causal-final nejért nejekért
translative nejjé nejekké
terminative nejig nejekig
essive-formal nejként nejekként
essive-modal nejül
inessive nejben nejekben
superessive nejen nejeken
adessive nejnél nejeknél
illative nejbe nejekbe
sublative nejre nejekre
allative nejhez nejekhez
elative nejből nejekből
delative nejről nejekről
ablative nejtől nejektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
nejé nejeké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
nejéi nejekéi
Possessive forms of nej
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. nejem nejeim
2nd person sing. nejed nejeid
3rd person sing. neje nejei
1st person plural nejünk nejeink
2nd person plural nejetek nejeitek
3rd person plural nejük nejeik

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ In: A nyelvtanról három megközelítésben – magyartanár-jelölteknek (’On Grammar, in Three Approaches – for Would-be Teachers of Hungarian’) by Fancsaly, Éva et al., 2014

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic نَيِّئ(nayyiʾ).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nej (feminine singular nejja, plural nejjin)

  1. raw (uncooked)
  2. unripe

SlovakEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • jej (genitive, dative)

PronounEdit

nej

  1. genitive/dative/locative singular of ona

SwedishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nɛj/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛj

AdverbEdit

nej (not comparable)

  1. no; a negative answer
    Nej, jag har inga pengar med mig.
    No, I have no money with me.

AntonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

nej n

  1. a no, a nay; a negative answer or vote

DeclensionEdit

Declension of nej 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative nej nejet
Genitive nejs nejets

White HmongEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hmong-Mien *mi̯əu (you all).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

nej

  1. you (three or more: second person plural)
  2. your (three or more: second person plural)

ReferencesEdit

  • Heimbach, Ernest E. (1979) White Hmong — English Dictionary[1], SEAP Publications, →ISBN, page 136.
  • Ratliff, Martha (2010) Hmong-Mien Language History (Studies in Language Change; 8), Camberra, Australia: Pacific Linguistics, →ISBN.