ner

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See also: NER, nêr, 'ner, and -ner-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed by onomatopoeia. The extended form is neener.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ner

  1. (slang, childish) An interjection generally used when gloating about a perceived cause of humiliation or inferiority for the person being addressed, often when disagreeing with a statement considered incorrect or irrelevant.
    You're wrong, so ner!
    I don't care what you think, so ner!
    I've got more sweets than you. Ner ner ner ner ner!

Derived terms[edit]

ner ner ner ner ner
Emphatic form of ner — pronounced /nɜː nɜː nə nɜː nɜː/ and sung or spoken with the rhythm: crotchet, dotted quaver, semiquaver, crotchet, crotchet. Spelling is not canonical; alternatives are "ner ner na ner ner" or "ner ner ne ner ner".

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German[edit]

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Article[edit]

ner

  1. (colloquial) Contraction of einer.

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

ner

  1. rafsi of nenri.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ner

  1. (until 2005, Bokmål) Alternative spelling of ned

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

After Witczak, from Proto-Celtic *eɸros (boar), from Proto-Indo-European *(h₁)epros (boar), with the n- arising from rebracketing of the demonstrative-final n in accusative *ton eɸron, i.e. overgeneralisation of the nasal mutation.[1] Cognate with Proto-Germanic *eburaz, Latin aper, and (with a prefix) Proto-Slavic *veprь. Witczak rejects Pokorny's derivation from Proto-Celtic *nero- (hero), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂nḗr (man, male).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ner m (genitive neir, nominative plural neir)

  1. (poetic) boar

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • ner” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) nair
  • (Surmiran) neir

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nigrum, accusative of niger.

Adjective[edit]

ner m (feminine singular nera, masculine plural ners, feminine plural neras)

  1. (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) black

Antonyms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter) alv
  • (Vallader) alb

Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A contraction of earlier neder, from Old Norse niðr, from Proto-Germanic *niþer, from Proto-Indo-European *niter.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ner (not comparable)

  1. down; in a direction downwards
  2. down; off (with various verbs to denote something which is turned off or shut down)

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nær, comparative of ná-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ner (comparative nermene or nemmene, superlative nemmäst or nemst)

  1. close; near

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