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NormanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French neir, from Latin niger.

AdjectiveEdit

neir m

  1. (France) black

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nigrum, accusative of niger.

AdjectiveEdit

neir m (oblique and nominative feminine singular neire)

  1. Alternative form of noir

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

neir m (nominative singular neirs)

  1. Alternative form of noir

DescendantsEdit

  • Norman: nièr

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

neir m

  1. inflection of ner (boar):
    1. vocative/genitive singular
    2. nominative plural

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
neir
also nneir after a proclitic
neir
pronounced with /n(ʲ)-/
neir
also nneir after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

RomanschEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin niger, nigrum.

AdjectiveEdit

neir m (feminine singular neira, masculine plural neirs, feminine plural neiras)

  1. (Surmiran) black
Alternative formsEdit
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) nair
  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) ner
AntonymsEdit
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter) alv
  • (Vallader) alb

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin veniō, venīre.

VerbEdit

neir

  1. (Surmiran) to come
Alternative formsEdit
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) vegnir
  • (Sutsilvan) vagnir
  • (Puter, Vallader) gnir