Meaning of 'na'

ind A disjunctive particle, Nor; bearing a privative power upon both members disjoined. Ex. gaṃvanta ghara na rananta seta, bapa na maya, divasa na ratra, bara na vaita. 2 It occurs significantly as a disjunctive between numerous adverbs and pronouns reduplicated, Not, i. e. if not (that) then (this). Ex. kaṃhi nna kaṃhi Something or other, or some; some quantity more or less, great or little: nkonhi na konhi Some one; some person or other: kadhi nna kadhi Sometimes, or sometime; at some time or other: nkasa na kasa, kevha nna kevha, nkothuna na kothuna, eka na eka &c. 3 An adverb of negation, Not. Ex. to deina, yeina, gheina. 4 A particle emphatically concluding an interrogation, or an affirmation of the interrogative form; implying surprise at some supposition which has called it forth. Ex. tu yetosana, detosana? You are coming an't you? you mean to give, don't you? mi jatonna, vacato- nna I am going, reading &c., am I not? 5 A redundant particle occurring after the present participle. Ex. asatana, khatana, basatana, uthatana. Note. In rajapurapranta na in this construction is negative: khatana, basatana, uthatana therefore signify Without eating, sitting, rising. As redundant, or rather as emphatic, na occurs also after the adverb of time; as evhana, tevhana, kevhana Just at this moment, just then &c. 6 (Formed orally from the resemblance of sound in aṃla or yaṃla & ana or yana; but now used also in writing.) An affix to nouns and pronouns in the acc. and dat. cases plural. Ex. jhadana, tyana, for jhadaṃla, tyaṃla. 7 (From the Persian ) A particle of negation prefixed not only to words from the Persian, but generally. Ex. nakhusa, napasanta, napikale, nnapika, napera. 8 Used as s f Negativing or no-ing. v kara, mhana, bola; and na na-karane-mmhanane &c. To deny or refuse often or much.ṃ

Meaning of ना

ind A disjunctive particle, Nor; bearing a privative power upon both members disjoined. Ex. गांवांत घर ना रानांत शेत, बाप ना माय, दिवस ना रात्र, बरा ना वाईट. 2 It occurs significantly as a disjunctive between numerous adverbs and pronouns reduplicated, Not, i. e. if not (that) then (this). Ex. कांहीं ना कांहीं Something or other, or some; some quantity more or less, great or little: कोण्ही ना कोण्ही Some one; some person or other: कधीं ना कधीं Sometimes, or sometime; at some time or other: कसा ना कसा, केव्हां ना केव्हां, कोठून ना कोठून, एक ना एक &c. 3 An adverb of negation, Not. Ex. तो देईना, येईना, घेईना. 4 A particle emphatically concluding an interrogation, or an affirmation of the interrogative form; implying surprise at some supposition which has called it forth. Ex. तू येतोसना, देतोसना? You are coming an't you? you mean to give, don't you? मी जातोंना, वाचतों- ना I am going, reading &c., am I not? 5 A redundant particle occurring after the present participle. Ex. असताना, खाताना, बसताना, उठताना. Note. In राजापूरप्रांत ना in this construction is negative: खाताना, बसताना, उठताना therefore signify Without eating, sitting, rising. As redundant, or rather as emphatic, ना occurs also after the adverb of time; as एव्हाना, तेव्हाना, केव्हाना Just at this moment, just then &c. 6 (Formed orally from the resemblance of sound in आंला or यांला & आना or याना; but now used also in writing.) An affix to nouns and pronouns in the acc. and dat. cases plural. Ex. झाडाना, त्याना, for झाडांला, त्यांला. 7 (From the Persian ) A particle of negation prefixed not only to words from the Persian, but generally. Ex. नाखूश, नापसंत, नापिकलें, नापीक, नापेरा. 8 Used as s f Negativing or no-ing. v कर, म्हण, बोल; and ना ना-करणें-म्हणणें &c. To deny or refuse often or much.


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