How to say “not yet”, ” still not” in Luxembourgish

In this vocabulary builder lesson you’ll learn how to say in Luxembourgish not yet, still not and nothing yet.

So if you want to say not yet you will say:

nach net – not yet.

We use this word combination a lot and therefore it is important for you to know where to put it in a sentence.

Listen to the video for the correct pronunciation of nach!

Let’s take now a look at some example sentences:

Beispiller (examples)

Ech sinn nach net fäerdeg. – I’m not done yet.

Hatt ass nach net do. – She’s not there yet.

Mir hunn nach net giess. – We haven’t eaten yet.

Mir sinn nach net doheem. – We’re not home yet.

Hien huet sech nach net bei mir gemellt. – He hasn’t gotten in touch with me yet.

We can emphasize this word combination you can say

nach ëmmer net – still not

Hatt ass nach ëmmer net do. – She’s still not there.

Et funktionéiert nach ëmmer net. – It is still not working.

Sidd dir nach ëmmer net doheem? – Are you (guys) still not home?

If you want to negate a noun you have to use  

nach (ëmmer) keen / keng

Beispiller (examples)

Hues du nach ëmmer keng Aarbecht fonnt? – Have you still not found any job?

Ech hunn nach keng Kanner. – I don’t have children yet.

Ech hunn nach kee Mail vun him kritt. – I haven’t received any email from him yet.

If you want to express still nothing (or anything yet) you have to use

nach näischt – anything yet

Beispiller (examples)

Ech hunn nach näischt gekacht. – I haven’t cooked anything yet.

Hues du ëmmer nach näischt giess? – Haven’t you eaten anything yet?

Mir hunn nach näischt kaaft. – We haven’t bought anything yet.

Now I’ll give you the chance to train your listening comprehension:

I’ll talk about myself and I’ll be using a lot of sentences in which I use nach net /keen / keng, nach ëmmer net, nach näischt.

Watch and listen to this lesson on youtube so to practice your oral and listening skills!

Wéi ech a Frankräich gewunnt hunn, hat ech nach keen Auto. Elo hunn ech een.

Wéi ech bei mengen Eltere gewunnt hunn, hat ech nach keng Kazen. Elo hunn ech zwou Kazen.

Wéi ech 10 Joer al war, konnt ech nach keen Englesch. Elo schwätzen ech 4 Sproochen.

Ech hunn ee Client, dee seng Rechnung nach ëmmer net bezuelt huet.

Fréier konnt ech nach net esou gutt kachen wéi haut.

Ech hunn nach ëmmer näischt giess. Ech hunn de géien Honger!

Ech weess nach ëmmer net wat ech de Weekend maache soll.

Great now you have learnt how to say:

nach net, nach keen, nach ëmmer net, nach näischt

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