None vs Noni - What's the difference?

none | noni |

As nouns the difference between none and noni

is that none is an interval of 13 (kleine none'') or 14 (''große none ) half-tones while noni is the polynesian fruit tree morinda citrifolia .



Alternative forms

* non


(English Pronouns)
  • Not any (one) (of) a given number or group of things. With singular or plural concord.
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  • * 2006 , (Clive James), North Face of Soho , Picador 2007, page 253:
  • Alas, none of these people were writing the reviews.
  • Not any person: no one, nobody (with singular concord); no people (with plural concord).
  • Usage notes

    Although uncountable nouns require none'' to be conjugated with a singular verb, ''e.g.'', ''None of this meat tastes right'', the pronoun can be either singular or plural in most other cases, ''e.g.'', ''Fifty people applied for the position, but none were accepted.'', and ''None was qualified . However, where the given or implied context is clearly singular or plural, then a matching verb makes better sense: : None of these men is my father. : None of those options is the best one. : None of these people are my parents.


    * some * all

    Derived terms

    * half a loaf is better than none


    (en determiner)
  • (archaic, outside, Scotland) Not any; no.
  • * 1526 , (William Tyndale), trans. Bible , Matthew XXV:
  • the foles toke their lampes, but toke none oyle with them.
  • * 2008 , (James Kelman), Kieron Smith, Boy , Penguin 2009, page 138:
  • None lasses were in the dunces' row. If one had been there people would have looked at her and felt sorry but not boys.


  • (senseid) To no extent, in no way.
  • I felt none the worse for my recent illness.
    He was none too pleased with the delays in the program that was supposed to be his legacy.
  • Not at all.
  • Now don't you worry none .
  • (obsolete) No, not.
  • * c. 1390 , Geoffrey Chaucer, "The Shipman's Tale", Canterbury Tales :
  • And up into his contour-hous gooth he / To rekene with hymself, wel may be, / Of thilke yeer how that it with hym stood, / And how that he despended hadde his good, / And if that he encresses were or noon .


    (en noun)
  • A person without religious affiliation.
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  • The Polynesian fruit tree Morinda citrifolia .
  • The fruit of Morinda citrifolia , or a juice made from this fruit that is supposed to have healthful qualities
  • * {{quote-news, year=2009, date=August 20, author=The You Docs, title=Are antioxidants worth the cash?, work=Toronto Star citation
  • , passage=I'm wondering if the claims you hear about the so-called miracle antioxidants – including goji, açai and noni – are true. }}


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