The negative particles are οὐ and μή.

  • οὐ is the negative of fact and statement, and contradicts or denies;
  • μή is the negative of the will and thought, and rejects or deprecates.  Smyth §2688
  • Used together, ου μη are the strongest possible way to negate something in the Greek language; cf GGBB 468.
  • For ουδεις, see Smyth §2736.

A double negative strengthens the negation.

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