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nich

  1. (informal) Northern Germany form of nicht

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German nicht, a contracted form of Old Saxon neowiht, from neo (never) + wiht (being, creature), derived from Proto-Germanic *ne (not) + *aiw- (ever) + *wiht- (thing). Akin to German nicht, Dutch niet, West Frisian net, English not where similar developments took place.

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AdverbEdit

nich

  1. not
    Do dat nich!
    Do not do it!
    Dat is nich wohr.
    That is not true.

InterjectionEdit

nich?

  1. is it not? (a tag question)

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Lower SorbianEdit

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nich (used only after prepositions)

  1. inflection of wóni:
    1. genitive and locative
    2. animate accusative

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nich pl (used only after prepositions)

  1. genitive, accusative, and locative plural of oni
  2. genitive and locative plural of one

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