ná-

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse , from Proto-Germanic *nēhwiz. Cognate with Old Saxon nāh, Dutch na, Old High German nāh (German nah and nahe); Swedish nära, Gothic 𐌽𐌴𐍈 (nēƕ); Old English nēah (English nigh).

Prefix[edit]

ná-

  1. denoting being near, close or nigh
  2. pertaining to death or a cadaver (confer the term nár)
  3. of something insignificant, two-bit or loathsome

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