ninguno

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nec ūnus (not even one). Compare Portuguese nenhum, Catalan ningú.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ninˈɡuno/, [nĩŋˈɡu.no]

DeterminerEdit

ninguno m sg (feminine ninguna)

  1. no; none

Usage notesEdit

The adjective ninguno and its inflected forms are only used in negative sentences. The adjective may be translated into English as some or any if the resulting English sentence is negative.

When used before a masculine singular noun as part of the noun phrase, the apocopate form ningún is used instead of ninguno.

Related termsEdit

PronounEdit

ninguno m (singular, no plural, feminine ninguna)

  1. nobody; no one
    Synonym: nadie
  2. none; neither, any
    No tengo ninguno más.
    I have no more.
    (literally, “I don't have any more.”)

Usage notesEdit

The pronoun ninguno and its feminine form ninguna are only used in negative sentences. The pronoun may be translated into English as anybody, anyone, any, somebody, someone, some or either if the resulting English sentence is negative.

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