neer

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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.

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Contraction of neder.

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 ‎(genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. (anatomy) kidney

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Adjective[edit]

neer

  1. Alternative form of neere