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314. Nēmō, no one, is used of persons only—

    As a substantive:—
    1. nēminemaccūsat, he accuses no one.
    As an adjective pronoun instead of nūllus :—
    1. virnēmō bonus (Legg. 2.41) , no good man.

    Note.--Even when used as a substantive, nēmō may take a noun in apposition: as,—nēmō scrīptor, nobody [who is] a writer.

a. Nūllus, no, is commonly an adjective; but in the genitive and ablative singular it is regularly used instead of the corresponding cases of nēmō , and in the plural it may be either an adjective or a substantive:—
  1. nūllum mittitur tēlum (B. C. 2.13) , not a missile is thrown.
  2. nūllō hoste prohibente (B. G. 3.6) , without opposition from the enemy.
  3. nūllīus īnsector calamitātem (Phil. 2.98) , I persecute the misfortune of no one.
  4. nūllō adiuvante (id. 10.4), with the help of no one (no one helping).
  5. nūllī erant praedōnēs (Flacc. 28) , there were no pirates.
  6. nūllī eximentur (Pison. 94) , none shall be taken away.

For nōn nēmō , nōn nūllus ( nōn nūllī ), see § 326. a.

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