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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: nay(0.01147 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to nay.
English → English (WordNet)
n : a negative; “the nays have it” [ant: yea]
adv : not this merely but also; not only so but; “each of us is
peculiar, nay, in a sense unique” English → English (gcide)
nay \nay\ (n[=a]), adv. [Icel. nei; akin to E. no. See No,
1. No; -- a negative answer to a question asked, or a request
made, now superseded by no. Opposed to aye or yea.
See also Yes.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
And eke when I say “ye,” ne say not “nay.”
I tell you nay; but except ye repent, ye shall all
likewise perish. --Luke xiii.
And now do they thrust us out privily? nay, verily;
but let them come themselves and fetch us out.
He that will not when he may,
When he would he shall have nay. --Old Prov.
Note: Before the time of Henry VIII. nay was used to answer
simple questions, and no was used when the form of the
question involved a negative expression; nay was the
simple form, no the emphatic. --Skeat.
2. Not this merely, but also; not only so, but; -- used to
mark the addition or substitution of a more explicit or
more emphatic phrase.
Note: Nay in this sense may be interchanged with yea. “Were
he my brother, nay, my kingdom's heir.” --Shak.