See also: -nen, n'en, 'nen, nên, nēn, něn, nèn, nền, and nến

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EnglishEdit

PronounEdit

nen

  1. (Geordie) none

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *ninus.

NounEdit

nen m ‎(plural nens, feminine nena)

  1. boy, male child

DutchEdit

ArticleEdit

nen

  1. (Brabantian) Alternative form of ne
    nen boom
    a tree

Usage notesEdit

See usage notes at ne.


GermanEdit

ArticleEdit

nen

  1. Nonstandard form of 'n.

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

nen

  1. Romaji transcription of ねん

LadinEdit

PronounEdit

nen

  1. some

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

nen

  1. rafsi of nejni(energy).

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

nen (Zhuyin ㄋㄣ˙)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of nēn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of něn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of nèn.

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.

Middle Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably shortened from Old Saxon nihen(not one), thus ultimately cognate to nicht +‎ ên. Cognate with English no, none, German kein, Dutch geen.

PronunciationEdit

ArticleEdit

nên

  1. no, none; used and inflected in the same way as the article ên.
    • ca. 1485, author unknown, Van deme quaden thyra̅ne Dracole wyda., published by Bartholomaeus Gothan, verso of the 5th sheet:
      Gy ſynt de ſnodeſte vn̅ de groteſte thiran. den men vinden mach in alle der werlnde. vn̅ ik hebbe nene̅ minſche̅ ny gheſeen noch ghehort de iuw ye wat gudes na ſecht heft.
      You are the vilest and greatest tyrant that one might find in all the world, and I have not seen nor heard one human, that has ever said a good thing about you.

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nec.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

nen

  1. not even (introduces an emphatic negation or exclusion)

ConjunctionEdit

nen

  1. nor (introduces each except the first term of a series, indicating that none of them is true)
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 6 (facsimile):
      Porend a ſant eſcritura que non mente nen erra nos conta un gn̈ miragre que fez en Engra terra. A uirgen ſanta maria.
      However, the Holy Scripture, which doesn’t lie nor err, tells of a great miracle that Virgin Holy Mary worked in England.

DescendantsEdit


VolapükEdit

PrepositionEdit

nen

  1. without

WelshEdit

NounEdit

nen f (plural nennau)

  1. heaven

SynonymsEdit