Gujarati Negation

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Gujarati Negation

Learning the Gujarati Negation is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Gujarati language. But first we need to know what the role of Negation is in the structure of the grammar in Gujarati.

Gujarati negation is the process that turns an affirmative statement (I am happy) into its opposite denial (I am not happy). Here are some examples:

English NegationGujarati Negation
Negationnegueśhen - નેગેશન 
he is not heretemeṇe ahīm nethī - તેમણે અહીં નથી 
that is not my bookke mārī puse'teke nethī - કે મારી પુસ્તક નથી 
do not enterdākhele nethī - દાખલ નથી 

Notice the structure of the Negation in Gujarati.

List of Negation in Gujarati

Below is a list of the Negation and negative expressions in Gujarati placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Gujarati vocabulary.

English NegationGujarati Negation
I don't speakhum vāte nethī - હું વાત નથી 
I don't writehum lekho nehim - હું લખો નહિં 
I don't drivemene nethī ḍe'rāīve nethī - મને નથી ડ્રાઈવ નથી 
I don't lovemene pe'reme nethī - મને પ્રેમ નથી 
I don't givemene nethī āpī nethī - મને નથી આપી નથી 
I don't smilehum se'mite nethī - હું સ્મિત નથી 
I don't takehum nethī letām - હું નથી લેતાં 
he doesn't speakne vāte nethī - ન વાત નથી 
he doesn't writetemeṇe lekhī śheketum nethī nethī - તેમણે લખી શકતું નથી નથી 
he doesn't drivene ḍe'rāīve nethī - ન ડ્રાઈવ નથી 
he doesn't lovene pe'reme nethī - ન પ્રેમ નથી 
he doesn't givetemeṇe āpetum nethī - તેમણે આપતું નથી 
he doesn't smilene se'mite nethī - ન સ્મિત નથી 
he doesn't taketemeṇe nehim l - તેમણે નહિં લે 
we don't speakame nethī vāte nethī - અમે નથી વાત નથી 
we don't writeame lekho nehim - અમે લખો નહિં 
we don't driveame nethī ḍe'rāīve nethī - અમે નથી ડ્રાઈવ નથી 
we don't loveame nethī pe'reme nethī - અમે નથી પ્રેમ નથી 
we don't giveame nethī āpī nethī - અમે નથી આપી નથી 
we don't smileame nethī se'mite nethī - અમે નથી સ્મિત નથી 
we don't takeame nethī letām - અમે નથી લેતાં 

Negation and negative expressions have a very important role in Gujarati. Once you're done with Gujarati Negation, you might want to check the rest of our Gujarati lessons here: Learn Gujarati. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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