nidder

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a dialectal variant of nither, nether.

Verb[edit]

nidder (third-person singular simple present nidders, present participle niddering, simple past and past participle niddered)

  1. (transitive, Scotland) To keep down or under.
  2. (transitive, Scotland) To press hard upon; straiten (applied to bounds).
  3. (transitive, Scotland) To pinch or starve with cold or hunger; stunt in growth.
  4. (transitive, Scotland) To harass; grill; plague; annoy.

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German nider, from Old High German nidar, from Proto-Germanic *niþer. Cognate with German nieder, Dutch neder, English nether, Icelandic niður.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nidder

  1. down, downwards

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German nieder, Dutch neder, English nether.

Adjective[edit]

nidder

  1. low
  2. down
  3. base