Questions regarding the various words, particles, inflections, and constructions employed to negate a word or sentence from its positive form.

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When ない becomes ぬ

Does anyone know what to call the outdated, high form of language which will say for example "ならぬ" rather than "ならない" or more accurately "だめだ"? Specifically, I would like to know if there is a name ...