nere

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See also: nerę, néré, and nɛrɛ

Italian[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

nere

  1. feminine plural of nero

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

nēre

  1. present active infinitive of neō
  2. second-person singular present passive imperative of neō
  3. second-person singular present passive indicative of neō

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English *nēora, from Proto-Germanic *neurô, from Proto-Indo-European *negʷʰrós. Cognates include Middle Low German nēre, Old High German nioro, and Old Norse nýra.

Noun[edit]

nēre (plural nēres)

  1. kidney

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  • Scots: neer, nere, neir

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English nēar (nearer), from Proto-Germanic *nēhwiz.

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Adverb[edit]

nere

  1. near
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old English nǣre, equivalent to ne +‎ were.

Verb[edit]

  • weren't
    c. 1390, Geoffrey Chaucer, “The Knight's Tale”, in Canterbury Tales, lines 875-877, 885:
    And ceꝛtes, if it neꝛe too long to heeꝛe, / I wold have told you fully the manneꝛe / How wonnen was the regne of Femenye / By Theſeus and by his chivalrye, [] / But all that thing I mot as now foꝛbeꝛe.
    And certainly, if it weren't too long to hear / I would have told you the manner / How the realm of Femeny was won / By Theseus and by his chivalry, [] / But I must leave all that alone for now.

References[edit]

p. 1, Arthur; A Short Sketch of his Life and History in English Verse of the First Half of the Fifteenth Century, Frederick Furnivall ed. EETS. Trübner & Co.: London. 1864.


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nere

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2005; superseded by nede

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nere

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of nede

Swedish[edit]

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  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

nere

  1. down, below, downstairs, at the far end of
  2. (colloquial) down, sad, depressed (of humans)
  3. down, offline, not available (of computers and online services)
    tjänsten ligger nere
    the service is down
    Webbsajten kommer att vara nere imorgon bitti. Den planerade nertiden är två timmar. Sajten tas/stängs ner klockan 8.
    The website will be down tomorrow morning. The planned downtime is two hours. The site is taken/shut down at 8 o'clock.

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