niþ

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See also: niy, nith, ñiy, nið, and níð

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *nīþą. Cognate with Old Saxon nīth, Dutch nijd, Old High German nīd (German Neid), Old Norse níð (Swedish regional nid), Gothic 𐌽𐌴𐌹𐌸(neith).

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nīþ m

  1. envy, jealousy
  2. hostility, hatred, evil, violence

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