no : Often used for “any” by the illiterate. Do not say “We didn't see no flats”; say, rather, “We did not see any flats.”

no : According to critics no never properly qualifies a verb, that is, it should never be substituted for “not.” But the practise has literary sanction.

adv. and conj. not, nor, noVariants: na , Comb.: no but, except, unless, no þe les, not the less, nevertheless na þe les, neoþeles, ne the les, na þe mo, none the more na war, were it not for, but for, Etymology: Anglo-Saxon (= ne + á ).