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ne \ne\ (n[=e]), adv. [AS. ne. See No.] Not; never. [Obs.]

He never yet no villany ne said.

Note: Ne was formerly used as the universal adverb of negation, and survives in certain compounds, as never (= ne ever) and none (= ne one). Other combinations, now obsolete, will be found in the Vocabulary, as nad, nam, nil. See Negative, 2.


ne \ne\, conj. [See Ne, adv.] Nor. [Obs.]

No niggard ne no fool.

Ne . . . ne, neither . . . nor. [Obs.]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

adv. (context obsolete English) not. conj. (context obsolete English) nor.


NE, Ne or ne may refer to:

NE (complexity)

In computational complexity theory, the complexity class NE is the set of decision problems that can be solved by a non-deterministic Turing machine in time O(k) for some k.

NE, unlike the similar class NEXPTIME, is not closed under polynomial-time many-one reductions.

Ne (kana)

, in hiragana, or in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora. The hiragana is made in two strokes, while the katakana is made in four. Both represent .

As a particle, it is used at the end of a sentence, equivalent to an English, "right?" or "isn't it?" It is also used as slang in Japan to get someone's attention, the English equivalent being "hey" or "hey, you."





Normal n-
(な行 na-gyō)



ねい, ねぃ
ねえ, ねぇ

ネイ, ネィ
ネエ, ネェ

Ne (text editor)

ne (for "nice editor") is a console text editor for POSIX computer operating systems such as Linux or Mac OS X. It uses the terminfo library, but it can also be compiled using a bundled copy of the GNU termcap implementation. There is also a Cygwin version. It was developed by Sebastiano Vigna of the University of Milan.

ne is intended to provide an alternative to vi that will be more familiar to beginners 1 and modern users and still be portable across all POSIX-compliant operating systems, and remain usable on slow remote connections. It uses GUI-derived keyboard shortcuts such as to quit and to open a file instead of the multi-mode command structure of vi. It supports many features common in advanced text editors, such as syntax highlighting, regular expressions, configurable menus and keybindings and autocomplete. ne can pipe a marked block of text through any command line filter using the Through command bound to by default.2 ne supports UTF-8 encoding and is 8-bit clean.

ne was originally developed on an Amiga 3000T3 using the curses library and was inspired by that platform's TurboText editor, which was written by Martin Taillefer. Development then moved to Linux in order to take advantage of the terminfo library. Todd Lewis joined the development team, donating code he wrote to add features required at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which implemented ne as part of their migration of their research computers from MVS to UNIX.4. Daniele Filaretti helped with syntax highlighting using code derived from the Joe editor.5

Version 2.6 adds narrowing for the file open screen, adds status indicators in the open documents list and improves syntax highlighting. Version 3.0 is fully 64-bit: file size and line length are limited only by the core memory available.

Linux Voice has rated ne as the third best editor for Linux.

Né (river)

The is a 66.1 km long river in the Charente and Charente-Maritime départements, in southwestern France.

Ne (cuneiform)

The cuneiform Ne sign, is found in both the 14th century BC Amarna letters and the Epic of Gilgamesh. In the Amarna letters, it is especially used in the opening, and introductory paragraph of the clay tablet letter, when addressing the Pharaoh (King), or when sent to another individual who is part of the Pharaoh's correspondence, for the alternate syllabic usage of "bil", (used for the 'b'). In the Amarna letters, it is used as Bil (cuneiform), for the spelling of speaks, or "says", in the opening statement; the Akkadian language word is "qabû", for to say, tell. (There is a wide range of sign usage in the 300+ Amarna letters for spelling "qabû" in the introduction, or in the texts; some of the Amarna letters are texts other than actual 'letters'.)

The ne (cuneiform) sign has the following uses, besides "ne", in the Epic of Gilgamesh:

bil-(=bí (bi2)) kúm ne pil ṭè BIL ( sumerogram usage) NE

The sign is a "two-part" compound sign. The center and left is the sign for am (cuneiform), and the right is the sign for is (cuneiform), , (and listed as Giš (cuneiform), cuneiform "GIŠ" (the "is" sign) being the use for GIŠ (wood Sumerogram)).

The specific usage numbers for the sign's meaning in the Epic of Gilgamesh is as follows: bil-(9), kúm-(5), ne-(1), pil-(2), ṭè-(13), BIL-(3), NE-(1).

In the Amarna letters, the sign is used for spelling qabû in the introduction for letters: EA 9, EA 19, EA 141, EA 144, EA 205, EA 254, EA 270, EA 271, and EA 367, as well as some others.

Usage examples of "ne".

Dere wus nigh bout no whippin er tall, least Old Marster neber did whip his slaves ter do no good, en he mos ginerally tole us mammies er pappies ter do de whippin er de chillun en de older boys en gals.

Nihil enim minus volebat quam sub decessu suo necessitatem sibi aliquam imponi belli gerendi, ne, cum exercitum deducturus esset, bellum aliquod relinqueretur quod omnis Gallia libenter sine praesenti periculo susciperet.

Some neber look after de slabes, and leabe all to overseers, and dese bery often bad, cruel men.

Schivyzerma nes subers Qwehril a der Wand, nes heiters Lied furs Vaterland.

Start Up Marketing included in the packaging, a series of seminars for customers and di tributor sales groups, a new technology newsletter-everything ne,, essary to get Contract Hardware back in the game.

Anjano is a bad reading for Anda ne, we are not so certain about the original location of this phrase Anda ne barcha.

In the Plotz Letter, Tolkien listed various case endings also including the dual element -t-: genitive -to, dative -nt, allative -nta, ablative -lto, locative -tsë, instrumental -nten.

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I mean I wondered if just maybe I was wrong about thinking be was making a flitty pass at ne.

The Corrida traveled from Old Terra with its people tho igh it was apparently not nearly as popular before the Jihad ab it was afterwards-a fact which has been held up as an example of the dissolute nature of the populace when in the thrall of the Mach nes However even before the Jihad the Corrida was the entertainment of choice of large segments of the population of the Empire The bull breeding farms on La Coruna Saragonna and Bahdmonde were continual ly busy keeping the fans of Comda satisfied During this time Comda was not associated with the nobility to the extent that it would be after the Jihad and all of the famous matadors of the period (with the exception of Duke Ban Leon who was not at any rate particularly noteworthy as a matador) were commoners Among these were Rodolito whose real name is unknown Little David Manante Lih Kalt one of the few women matadors and Jose Martino Vasquez still famous as The Tempter for .

She picked her way between the mossed sto nes, shook her wet neck, and was soon settled quietly enough with her noseb ag, under the dry curve of the dome.

She shouted as loudly as she could while running, half wanting the militia to hear the fierceNess in her voice, half wanting Nes to know that she had done just right.

Jamming her phaser back into its holster, she waved Nes impatiently aside and felt along the edges of the closest wall panel from top to bottom.

He was silent for a moment, and Kira took the opportunity to disperse Nes and the others to their regular positions before heading for the turbolift with Odo.

Exposed to the mass gaze was noNE other than old TQ 17 NE, the Ordnance Survey map of the borough.