SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From no (no) +‎ nada (nothing).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /noˈnada/, [noˈna.ð̞a]

NounEdit

nonada f (plural nonadas)

  1. a thing or event of little or no importance or value
    • 1787, R. P. Fr. Jacinto Montargon, Don Francisco Mariano Nipho (translator), Diccionario apostolico, &c., volume 2, Don Miguél Escribano, page 237:
      Durante la vida estas cosas son nonadas, y vienen á ser monstruos en la hora de la muerte: []
      These are meaningless things during life, and become monsters when it’s time to die: []
    Las ganancias eran una nonada a comparación del dinero invertido.
    The profit was nothing compared to the original investment.
    Synonym: nada

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