EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Afrikaans nooit (never)

AdverbEdit

nooit (not comparable)

  1. (South Africa) never; no way
    • 1999, David Graver, Drama for a New South Africa: Seven Plays (page 133)
      STIX: You never bought shit? HENRY: Never! STIX: Nooit?
    • 2005, Hans Muhlberg, The Law of the Brand (page 72)
      What would your average South African celebrity say if you used her name or image to sell your product without first obtaining her consent? Probably something like 'Nooit, ek sê, I want big bucks.'

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch nooit, from Middle Dutch nooit.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

nooit

  1. never
    Sy sing nooit.
    She never sings.
    Die goedere is nooit op die bestemming aangekom nie.
    The goods never arrived at the destination.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: nooit

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch nooit. Equivalent to n- +‎ ooit.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /noːit/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: nooit
  • Rhymes: -oːi̯t

AdverbEdit

nooit

  1. never
    Zij komen daar nooit.
    They never go there.

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