Flashcards in Negative Sentences Deck (3)
Nicht and Kein
Nicht and kein are forms of negation, but nicht means not and kein means no, not a, or not any.
Kein is used to negate nouns that either have no articles or are preceded by the indefinite article. Kein precedes the nouns in sentences. It is declined as an ein-word.
Ist das eine Katze?
Is that a cat?
Nein, das ist keine Katze.
No, that's not a cat.