English translation of नहीं
नहींPowered by COBUILD /nahin/
Definitions and Translations
/nahin, nahIn, naheen, nahīn, nhin, nhIn, nheen, nhīn/
Ain't is used in some dialects of English instead of 'am not', 'aren't', or 'isn't'. Some people consider this use to be incorrect. [spoken]
2. hardly adverb
You use hardly to mean 'not' when you want to suggest that you are expecting your listener or reader to agree with your comment. ⇒ It's hardly surprising his ideas didn't work.
3. no convention
You use no to give a negative answer to a question, to say that something is not true, to refuse an offer, or to refuse permission. ⇒ 'Any problems?' — 'No, I'm O.K.' ⇒ 'You're getting worse than me.' — 'No I'm not.' ⇒ 'Here, have mine.' — 'No, this is fine.' ⇒ No. I forbid it.
4. no convention
You use no to say that you agree with or understand a negative statement that someone else has made. ⇒ 'I don't know him, do I?' — 'No, you don't.'
5. no determiner
You use no to emphasize that someone or something is not a particular thing or does not have a particular quality. ⇒ He is no singer. ⇒ Today's elections are of no great importance.
6. not adverb
You use not, usually in the form n't, to form questions to which you expect the answer 'yes'. ⇒ Haven't they got enough problems?
7. not adverb
You use not, usually in the form n't, in questions which imply that someone should have done something, or to express surprise that something is not the case. ⇒ Why didn't you do it months ago? ⇒ Hasn't anyone ever kissed you before?
8. not adverb
You use not, usually in the form n't, in question tags after a positive statement. ⇒ You will take me tomorrow, won't you?
9. not adverb
You use not, usually in the form n't, in polite suggestions. ⇒ Why don't you fill out our application form?
10. not adverb
You use not to represent the negative of a word, group, or clause that has just been used. ⇒ 'Have you found Paula?' — 'I'm afraid not.' ⇒ I really didn't care if he came or not.
11. not adverb
You use not before 'all', 'every', or 'always' to say that there are exceptions to something that is generally true. You also use not before words like 'only' and 'just' to say that something is true, but it is not the whole truth. ⇒ Not every applicant had a degree. ⇒ Brendel is not only a great pianist, but a great musician.
12. not adverb
You can use not or not even in front of 'a' or 'one' to emphasize that there is none at all of what is being mentioned. ⇒ I sent report after report. But not one word was published.
13. whether conjunction
You use whether to talk about a choice or doubt between two or more alternatives. ⇒ They now have two weeks to decide whether or not to buy.
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Translation of नहीं from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary