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The negative article

The article gjin no is used as nominal negation, but it may function as sentence negation as well. It is formed with singular Noun Phrase (NP) and plural NPs. It can be used to negate idioms featuring the indefinite article in the affirmative. It can also be used with NPs of which the noun has lost its literal meaning (see idiom formation with voiding of the semantic content of the noun). The negative article may be used without a following noun, that is, in ellipsis (see noun ellipsis).


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