nowhere etymology

English word nowhere comes from English where, English no

Detailed word origin of nowhere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
where English (eng) The place in which something happens. The place in which. (legal) In a position, case, etc., in which.. At or in which place or situation.. To which place or situation.. Wherever.. While on the contrary; although; whereas. In what situation.. Interrogative adverb, used in either a direct or indirect question: at what place; to what place; what place.. With the preposition from.
no English (eng) A negating expression; an answer that shows disagreement or disapproval.. A vote not in favor, or opposing a proposition. Hardly any.. Not (a); not properly, not really; not fully.. Not any possibility or allowance of (doing something).. Not any. (colloquial) As if to say, "No, don’t doubt this!", or to deny an imagined contradictory statement, used to show intense agreement. Used to show [...]
nowhere English (eng) No particular place, noplace. In no place.. To no place. Unimportant; unworthy of notice.

Words with the same origin as nowhere

Descendants of no