neer

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English neere, nere (kidney), from Old English *nēora, *nēore (kidney), from Proto-Germanic *neurô, *negwrô, *negwrą (kidney), from Proto-Indo-European *negwʰrós (kidney). Cognate with Dutch nier (kidney), Low German nere (kidney), German Niere (kidney), Swedish njure (kidney), Icelandic nýru (kidney), Latin nefrones, nefrendes, nebrundines (testicles), Ancient Greek νεφρός (nephrós, kidney, testicle). See kidney.

Noun[edit]

neer (plural neers)

  1. (Now chiefly dialectal, Scotland) (anatomy) Kidney.

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Contraction of neder.

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Adverb[edit]

neer

  1. down, downwards

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Germanic language, compare German Niere, Dutch nier.

Noun[edit]

neer (??? please provide the genitive and partitive!)

  1. (anatomy) kidney

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.


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Adjective[edit]

neer

  1. Alternative form of neere.