To express negation, the particle non not
is used before the verb:
Double negation is obligatory in Galician:
Non quero que veñas.
I do not want you to come.
Hoxe non é mércores.
Today it is not Wednesday.
María non mercou o pan.
María did not buy the bread.
Non vexo nada raro.
I do not see anything strange (litterally:
I do not see nothing strange).
Dentro do cine non había ninguén.
Inside the cinema the was not anybody (litterally:
Inside the cinema there was not nobody).
Non vin xente ningunha.
I did not see any people (litterally:
I did not see no people).
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