Origin of nadaSpanish
Origin of nadaSpanish, nothing, from Old Spanish, from Vulgar Latin *(r&emacron;s) nata, born (thing), anything (used in the phrase *n&omacron;n &ellipsis; r&emacron;s nata, not &ellipsis; anything, literally “not a born thing,” probably on the model of *homin&emacron;s nat&imacron;, anyone, literally “born people”) : Latin r&emacron;s, thing + Latin nata, feminine of natus, past participle of nasc&imacron;, to be born; see gen&schwa;- in Indo-European roots.
- (informal, colloquial, singular only) nothing
- aDNA, ANDA, Dana
From Spanish nada (“nothing")