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[ney-thing] /ˈneɪ θɪŋ/
noun, adverb, Scot.
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  • Oh, I trust in goodness that naething has happened to William!

  • He winna trust him for naething that he hasna his ain word, or some ither body's for!

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • I couldna think on naething, but just that he was a gey and clever gentleman.

  • Ye maun learn to ken him, Francie, and syne ye'll be feart at naething!'

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • If he disna come, theres naething for t but for ye a to gang hame again an say naething mair aboot it.

  • Aye, but it's a pity he doesna' bide there, for he's naething to be windy of when he comes out of it.

    The Christian Hall Caine
  • His own house was in the Tenements, far from the brae in winter time, but he always said to Jess it was "naething ava."

    A Window in Thrums J. M. Barrie
  • "Yon whelp I skelpit the day was naething but an Irishman," he cried loftily.

    St. Cuthbert's Robert E. Knowles
  • Geordie will tell you that a mind at ease is worth four shullings, and I'm charging you naething.

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
  • But though they crawled back an' forrit there was naething ava.

    A Window in Thrums J. M. Barrie

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