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nihil

(ˈnaɪhɪl; ˈniːhɪl)
n
nil; nothing
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Noun1.nihil - (Latin) nil; nothing (as used by a sheriff after an unsuccessful effort to serve a writ); "nihil habet"
Latin - any dialect of the language of ancient Rome
goose egg, nada, naught, nil, nix, nothing, null, zero, zilch, zip, zippo, aught, cypher, cipher - a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"
References in classic literature ?
Quocunque adspicio, nihil est nisi pontus et aether;
But you've only to assume that I, too, am a man /et nihil humanum/
NIHIL A Nothing B Greek god of victory C Large Indian antelope who am I?
17) The Irish thinker contends that the nihil indicates the supra-essential nature of God, which transcends both being and non-being.
Apart from some nihil laryngitis, my last job left no impolitic lint on my aspirations.
The Vatican's motivation is "connected to the fact that the Korean bishops have asked the Vatican congregation for the causes of saints for the nihil obstat to open the cause of beatification of Hong and eighty of his martyr companions" (ibid).
Meanwhile, the 50-year-old actor's producing partner at Infinitum Nihil, Christi Dembrowski, is also in talks to produce the project along with Frank Marshall and Bruce Cohen.
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So 'Pauper sumego, nihil habeo' ' For those too hungry and cold to learn Latin, it means, 'I am poor, I have nothing.
For events beyond Sal Mal Lane gradually alter the lives of its children: the Sinhalese Heraths--Devi, Nihil, Rashmi, and Suren--whose communist-leaning bureaucrat father and teacher mother practice tolerance; the Bollings--twins Rose and Dolly, and Sonna, their ill-fated brother--Burghers whose lower-dass and mixed-race status render them relatively indifferent to race issues; the Silva brothers, Mohan and Jith, raised by Sinhalese parents who disdain other ethnicities and deplore the Heraths' tolerance; and Raju Joseph, a Tamil adult whose mental and physical handicaps render him childlike.
Creation means that the creature is ever dependent on the Creator for its existence; its existence is always from another, such that nonexistence or nihil is, as it were, the natural state of a creature.