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The negative is frequently joined with a conjunction or with an indefinite pronoun or adverb. Hence the forms of negation in Latin differ from those in English in many expressions: -

Cf. nego haec esse vera (not dico non esse), I say this is not true (I deny, etc.).

a. In the second of two connected ideas, and not is regularly expressed by neque (nec), not by et non: -

NOTE: Similarly nec quisquam is regularly used for et nemo; neque ullus for et nullus; nec umquam for et numquam; neve (neu), for et ne.