Czech Negation

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Czech Negation

Learning the Czech Negation displayed below is vital to the language. Czech negation is the process that turns an affirmative statement (I am happy) into its opposite denial (I am not happy). On the contrary from English language Czech language permits and frequently uses double even a triple negative in one sentence. Don’t be afraid to use it.

Grammar Tips:

In Czech, negation can be made simply by adding "ne" prefix to the main verb. But sometimes a double negative is required.

Nemůžu to udělat (I can't do this). 

Nemají nic na práci  (they don't have anything to do – Double Negative). 

To se mi nelíbí. (I don't like it)

Here are some examples:

English NegationCzech Negation
he is not hereNení zde
that is not my bookto není moje kniha
do not enternezadávejte

Notice the structure of the Negation in Czech.

List of Negation in Czech

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

English NegationCzech Negation
I don't speakNemluvím
I don't writenepíšu
I don't drivenejedu
I don't loveNemám rád
I don't givenedávám
I don't smilenesměju se
I don't takeNeberu
he doesn't speaknemluví
he doesn't writenepíše
he doesn't driveneřídí
he doesn't lovenemiluje
he doesn't givenedává
he doesn't smilenesměje se
he doesn't takeneber
we don't speaknemluvíme
we don't writeNepíšeme
we don't drivenejedeme
we don't lovenemáme rádi
we don't givenedáváme
we don't smilenesmějeme se
we don't takenebereme

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