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What is the meaning of "que ni que?" I heard it in Mexico while conversing with a friend, when I made the comment:

Solo hay una manera de saberlo, no?

And the response was:

Eso que ni que!

From context, I can tell then general meaning, was one of agreement with my statement. But what is the specific, literal, or historical meaning of the phrase?

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It's indeed a common Mexican expression and you're right on its meaning, which is usually something close to Definitivamente, No hay duda/Sin duda, basically agreeing with the previous person. Thinking about its origin, I say it is like this:

Eso que (dijiste) ni (hay) que (decirlo)!

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Do you have a reference or did you just come up with an explanation? It beats the point of this site to give an explanation that only sounds right. –  Rodrigo A. Pérez Aug 28 '13 at 17:41
    
@RodrigoA.Pérez It beats the point of what? I don't have a specific reference per se, however spanish is my first language, I read a lot of things in spanish, use it every day and I see it everywhere on media and in person... –  DarkAjax Aug 31 '13 at 23:05

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