no / not

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"I am your brother, you know. You need me, whether you care to admit it or no. Your son needs me, if he's to have a hope for retaining that ugly iron chair."

"I knew you would come, old man, whether I summoned you or no"

cytaty z "Game of Thrones"

Chciałbym Was prosić o wytłumaczenie dlaczego nie użyto not.
'missing t syndrome', hopefully not a sign of Ebola virus infection
Cytat: mg
'missing t syndrome', hopefully not a sign of Ebola virus infection

No, not here in this book. It's an archaic Old English negative particle equivalent to 'not

like it or no, but bearded or no - from this book

That's from another book:
Many of them care not Three-pence whether there be any Church, or no.
[1708 Swift Sacram. Test Wks. 1751 IV. 164]

edytowany przez savagerhino: 07 sie 2014
Dziękuję bardzo. Pełno takich dziwactw w tej książce :)
wiem, przegladalem
wybiorcza ta stylizacja na staroangielski.
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