nay Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /neɪ/

nay adverb (EVEN MORE)

formal used to ​introduce a second and more ​extreme phrase in a ​sentence when the first phrase was not ​strong enough: It is my ​pleasure, nay (my) ​privilege, to ​introduce tonight's ​guestspeaker.

nay adverb (NO)

Northern for no adverb : Nay ​lass, don't ​cry.
(Definition of nay from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nay”
in Chinese (Simplified) 甚至更, 不仅如此,而且…
in Chinese (Traditional) 甚至更, 不僅如此,而且…
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