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From Middle English none, noon, non (not one), from Old English nān (not one, not any, none), from ne (not) + ān (one). Cognate with Scots nane (none), Saterland Frisian naan, neen (no, not any, none), West Frisian neen & gjin (no, none), Dutch neen & geen (no, none), Low German nēn, neen (none, no one), German nein & kein (no, none), Latin nōn (not).


Feminine of nono. Compare Italian nonna, Venetian nona.

Middle English

From Old French nonne.


From Latin nonus.

Old French

Latin nōna.