IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

neðri (comparative neðri, superlative neðstur)

  1. (comparative degree) lower, farther below

Old NorseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Originally a comparative of the adverb niðr (down, downwards), itself from Proto-Germanic *niþer.

AdjectiveEdit

neðri (comparative neðri, superlative neztr)

  1. (comparative degree) lower, nether
  2. (superlative degree) lowest, nethermost

InflectionEdit

This word is one of a little handful of adjectives with defective inflection, existing only in the comparative and superlative forms.

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Norwegian Nynorsk: nedre (comparative), nedste (superlative)
  • Norwegian Bokmål: nedre

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