na etymology

Middle English word na comes from Old English ne (Not.), Old English ānes, Proto-Indo-European *nē, Old English nōn, Old English na (No Never, not at all; not even; by no means. No, not.)

Detailed word origin of na

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ne Old English (ang) Not.
ānes Old English (ang)
*nē Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
nōn Old English (ang)
na Old English (ang) No Never, not at all; not even; by no means. No, not.
*nē Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
nān Old English (ang)
Old English (ang)
nowne Middle English (enm)
no Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as na

Descendants of ne
naht namo nan nat naught ne night nillen niȝt niȝteschode no noen noght nolde non none nonechenche noneschench nonshench noo noon not nothyng nyght
Descendants of ānes
ones
Descendants of *nē
en- incompleet nai naiten nayten nei niten onmiȝt un- uncouth uncuth ungode unhold unlede unlic unmight unworth unwurth
Descendants of nōn
nowne