Nay



[ney] /neɪ/

adverb
1.
and not only so but; not only that but also; indeed:
many good, nay, noble qualities.
2.
Archaic. no (used in dissent, denial, or refusal).
noun
3.
a denial or refusal.
4.
a negative vote or voter.
/neɪ/
sentence substitute
1.
(mainly archaic or dialect) an archaic or dialect (except in voting by voice) word for no1
noun
2.

adverb
3.
(sentence modifier) (archaic) an emphatic form of no1

word of negation, late 12c., from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse nei, compound of ne “not” (see un-) + ei “ever” (see aye (2)).

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