See also: neni- and néni

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Czech nenie, which was derived from Proto-Czech *nie by adding another negative prefix to make the negative more distinct. The word nie was derived from *neje.[1]

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

není

  1. third-person singular present indicative of nebýt

Usage notesEdit

This is an irregular negative of je. Other Czech words become negative by the addition of the prefix ne-.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "není" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, →ISBN, page 449.

HuicholEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

není (plural neníte)

  1. tongue

ReferencesEdit

  • McIntosh, Juan B.; Grimes, José (1954) ꞌNiuqui ꞌïquisicayari: Vixárica niuquiyári, teivári niuquiyári hepáïsita = Vocabulario huichol-castellano, castellano-huichol[1] (in Spanish), México, D.F.: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page 18
  • McIntosh, Juan B.; Grimes, José (1996) ꞌNiuqui ꞌïiquisicayari: Vixárica niuquiyári, teivári niuquiyári hepáïsita = Vocabulario huichol-castellano, castellano-huichol[2] (in Spanish), unpublished edition, page 18