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nou

adverb: not

from: no

Examples:

Nou sen yu fut daun nowe.
Nou sen yu fut daun nowe.
no send you foot down no-way
NEG put-down 2SG foot SAT never
Don't take another step.

Oso fous laik sou strik. Tomak don ge led op. Artigas nou laik gona kom nau.
Oso fous laik sou strik. Tomak don ge led op. Artigas nou laik gona kom nau.
us-all force like so streak Tomac don get laid up Artigas no like gunner come now
1PL.INCL force be EMPH small Tomac PAST PASS injure SAT Artigas NEG be warrior from now
Our numbers are too small. Tomac has been wounded. Artigas is not yet a warrior.

Nou ban osir au! Nou ban osir au!
Nou ban osir au! Nou ban osir au!
no abandon us-here out no abandon us-here out
NEG leave 1PL.EXCL SAT NEG leave 1PL.EXCL SAT
Don't leave us! Don't leave us!

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