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ne-

ne-

See also: Appendix:Variations of "ne"

Cahuilla

Prefix

ne-

  1. I. First person singular pronoun added to a verb to show its subject.
  2. My. First person singular possessive pronoun added to a noun to show its possessor.

Chuukese

Prefix

ne-

  1. to look

Czech

Prefix

ne-

  1. Used to negate verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. "Mám hlad" ("I am hungry") becomes "nemám hlad" ("I am not hungry"). Akin to un-, non-, im-, ir-.

Derived terms

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Esperanto

Prefix

ne-

  1. Used to negate adjectives and adverbs.

Derived terms

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Ido

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ne/

Etymology

Prefix form of ne.

Prefix

ne-

  1. Used to negate verbs, adjectives, and adverbs; non-, un-, in-, im-, ir-.

Derived terms

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Latin

Alternative forms

  • nec-

Etymology

The word in compositions.

Prefix

ne-

  1. absolutely negates the principal meaning
    ne- (not) + scio (I know)nescio (I don't know)

Quotations

"Nomen nescio." (N.N.) - I don't know the name, John Doe

Derived terms


Latvian

Etymology

From the same stem as the general negative particle (no).

Prefix

ne-

  1. Used on all verb forms to form the negative version of that form (runāju (I speak), nerunāju (I don't speak)), as well as on nouns and adjectives to indicate negation (like Latin in-, im-; English un-; or Russian не- (ne-)).

Derived terms

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Old English

Alternative forms

Prefix

ne-

  1. not, usually syncopated to n-
    neom (am not)
    næs (was not); nǣron (were not)
    nic (not I)
    nǣniġ (no one, none, not any, no (adj.))
    nealles (not at all, by no means)
    nefne (unless, except, not even)
    nabban (to have not, be without)
    nāgan (to not owe, not own)
    nǣfre (never)
    nyllan (will not, wish not, be unwilling, refuse)
    nāt ([I] do not know), from nytan (to know not)
    nyten (ignorant) (from ne + witan)

Romanian

Etymology

From Slavic ne-.

Prefix

ne-

  1. un-; de- (attached to past participles, gerundives and some adjectives to negate them)
    necunoscut - unknown
    neînțeles - misunderstood
    neprietenos - unfriendly
    nefolosind - not using, without using

Derived terms

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Serbo-Croatian

Prefix

ne- (Cyrillic spelling не-)

  1. Prefix prepended to adjectives to create an adjective denoting a negative meaning (ne (not)). Akin to un-, non-, im-, ir-.

Derived terms

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