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neither... nor...
(Note that "weder" by itself doesn't mean anything)
Opposite: sowohl als auch
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The meaning (and use) of "weder... noch"

A quick look at how to use "weder... noch" ("neither ... nor") in German. And a look at the other translations for "neither". With lots of examples.

The meaning (and use) of "noch"

A detailed, fun look at "noch". We'll explore how it relates to its various English translations and see how to use it in practice with plenty of examples.

Word Family

Root: *newo-

Right from the start, this root was about the idea:


It has stayed about that in most European languages and evolved into English new, German neu, Greek neo and Slavic novi.
The root is potentially also the origin of a variant *nu, which is where now and the German noch and nun come from, which would make a lot of sense meaning-wise.

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