neir

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Old French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

neir m ‎(oblique and nominative feminine singular neire)

  1. Alternative form of noir

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

neir m ‎(nominative singular neirs)

  1. Alternative form of noir

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

neir m

  1. inflection of ner ‎(boar):
    1. vocative singular
    2. genitive singular
    3. nominative plural

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
neir
also nneir after a proclitic
neir
pronounced with /n(ʲ)-/
neir
also nneir after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Romansch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin niger, nigrum.

Adjective[edit]

neir m (feminine singular neira, masculine plural neirs, feminine plural neiras)

  1. (Surmiran) black
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) nair
  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) ner
Antonyms[edit]
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter) alv
  • (Vallader) alb

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin veniō, venīre.

Verb[edit]

neir

  1. (Surmiran) to come
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) vegnir
  • (Sutsilvan) vagnir
  • (Puter, Vallader) gnir