Italian Negation

This is a lesson about negation in Italian. This includes words or expressions used to form a negative form as opposted to the affirmative. For example "I don't understand".

No: No
Nothing: Niente
Not yet: Non ancora
No one: Nessuno
No longer: Non più
Never: Mai
Cannot: Non posso
Should not: Non dovrei

The below examples demonstrate how to use the negation form in a sentence. Don't be shy to use of these expressions if you don't know something.

We don't understand: Non capiamo
I do not speak Japanese: Non parlo giapponese
I cannot remember the word: Non riesco a ricordare la parola
You should not forget this word: Non dovresti scordare questa parola
No problem!: Non c'è problema! (or) Nessun problema!
I don't know!: Non so!
I'm not interested!: Non mi interessa!
Don't worry!: Non preoccuparti!
This is wrong: Questo è sbagliato
This is not correct: Questo non è corretto
No one here speaks Greek: Qui nessuno parla greco
I'm not fluent in Italian yet: Non parlo ancora bene l'italiano

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