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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *ʔVnV
Meaning: not, negative particle
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *nē, *ne, *ney
Altaic: *ā̀ni
Uralic: *nV 'not'; Perm. en 'prohib. particle' (if not < Chuv.)
Kartvelian: *nu-
Eskimo-Aleut: *-ǝnʁi-ʁ-, *-ǝnʁi-t
References: ND 48 *ʔ[ä]yn̄V 'nothing, there is no' - distinguishing it from 1524 *ǹi 'not' (+ Eg.), which is hardly plausible.

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