TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

nic

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-5 language code for Niger–Congo languages.

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

nic (uncountable)

  1. (slang) nicotine
    I prefer vaping with nic-free juice.

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *ničьto, from Proto-Indo-European *ney + *kʷis + *to. The "č-less" form nic is from Proto-Slavic *ničьso (originally Proto-Slavic *ničeso), an (archaic and synchronically irregular) variant of genitive. Compare with Polish nic, dialectal Ukrainian and Rusyn нич (nyč).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

nic

  1. nothing, not any thing
    nic jinéhonothing else
    Antonym: něco

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Further readingEdit

  • nic in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • nic in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ne- +‎ ic/iċ.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

nic, niċ

  1. not I, not me

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: nich

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *ničьto, from Proto-Indo-European *ney + *kʷis + *to. The "cz-less" form nic is from Proto-Slavic *ničьso (originally Proto-Slavic *ničeso), an (archaic and synchronically irregular) variant of genitive. Compare with Czech nic, dialectal Ukrainian and Rusyn нич (nyč).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

nic

  1. nothing, not any thing

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • nic in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • nic in Polish dictionaries at PWN