Basque: I'm not, you're not

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English, Spanish
Hi everyone!

I'm writing something and need to know if the proper way to say "You are not" (as in, basically, you don't exist) and "I am not" (as in I don't exist) are, respectively, "Ez zara" and "Ez naiz". Also, would they be pronounced, again respectively, "Es-sara" and "Es-nais"?

Thanks and cheers!

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  • jazyk

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    Brazílie, portugalština
    I think everything you wrote is fine and correct, but wait for more opinions.


    Senior Member
    Ez naiz /e'nais/
    Ez zara /etsa'ra/

    (From a non-speaker): This may be colloquial or dialectal, but it's what I've always heard.
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