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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch niks.

PronounEdit

niks

  1. nothing

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Low German niks (nothing) and German nichts.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

niks or nix

  1. no, no way

PronounEdit

niks

  1. nothing

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from colloquial and dialectal German nix[1].

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nɪks/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: niks
  • Rhymes: -ɪks

PronounEdit

niks

  1. nothing

Alternative formsEdit

  • nix (slang, deliberate misspelling)

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

niks (used only predicatively, comparative meer niks, superlative meest niks)

  1. disagreeable, distasteful, not liking
    Ik vind het niks dat ze hier huizen gaan bouwen.
    I don't like that they're going to build houses here.
  2. uninteresting
    Jij mag deze schilderijen geweldig vinden, maar voor mij is het niks.
    You may think these paintings are great, but they're not interesting for me.

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Low GermanEdit

PronounEdit

niks

  1. nothing

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Low German niks (nothing) and German nichts.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

niks

  1. no, no way

PronounEdit

niks

  1. nothing

ReferencesEdit

“niks” in The Bokmål Dictionary.


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Low German niks (nothing) and German nichts.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

niks

  1. no, no way

PronounEdit

niks

  1. nothing

ReferencesEdit

“niks” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.