Last modified on 7 December 2013, at 16:11

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse nær, comparative form of (near).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nɛːr/, [næːˀɐ̯], [næɐ̯ˀ]

AdjectiveEdit

nær (neuter nært, definite and plural nære, comparative nærmere, superlative nærmest)

  1. near
  2. close

Usage notesEdit

In the sense close, as to family and friends, comparative can be nærere and superlative can be nærest (definite and plural næreste).

AdverbEdit

nær (comparative nærmere, superlative nærmest)

  1. near
  2. nearly

PrepositionEdit

nær (comparative nærmere, superlative nærmest)

  1. near
  2. close to

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse nær, comparative form of (near).

AdverbEdit

nær

  1. nearer, closer
    Hann er nær þér en mér.
    He's closer to you than me.

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse nær, comparative form of (near).

AdjectiveEdit

nær (comparative nær(m)ere, superlative nær(m)est)

  1. close
  2. near

Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse nær, comparative of ná-.

AdjectiveEdit

nær (masculine and feminine nær, neuter nært, definite singular and plural nære, comparative nærare/nærmare, indefinite superlative nærast/nærmast, definite superlative næraste/nærmaste)

  1. close; near

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Comparative form of

AdjectiveEdit

nær

  1. nearer