dindu nuffin etymology

English word dindu nuffin comes from Middle English no, English thing, Middle English thyng (Thing (unspecified object or concept).)

Detailed word origin of dindu nuffin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
no Middle English (enm)
thing English (eng) (rare) To express as a thing; to reify. (chiefly, historical) A public assembly or judicial council in a Germanic country.. (in the plural) Clothes, possessions or equipment.. (informal) A problem, dilemma, or complicating factor.. (informal) A unit or container, usually containing edible goods.. (informal) Something that is existent or generally recognised.. (informal) That which is [...]
thyng Middle English (enm) Thing (unspecified object or concept).
nothyng Middle English (enm) An absence of anything, including empty space, brightness, darkness, matter, or a vacuum.. Not any thing; no thing.
nothing English (eng) An absence of anything, including empty space, brightness, darkness, matter, or a vacuum.. Not any thing; no thing. (archaic) Not at all; in no way. A nobody (insignificant person).. A trivial remark (especially in the term sweet nothings).. Something trifling, or of no consequence or importance.
dindu nuffin English (eng) (slang, derogatory, ethnic slur, neologism) A black criminal.. (slang, derogatory, ethnic slur, neologism) A black person. Eye dialect spelling of didn't do nothing (anything).

Words with the same origin as dindu nuffin

Descendants of thyng
nothing nothingarianism