See also: nerę, néré, and nɛrɛ

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nere

  1. feminine plural of nero

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

nēre

  1. present active infinitive of neō
  2. second-person singular present passive imperative of neō
  3. second-person singular present passive indicative of neō

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English *nēora, from Proto-Germanic *neurô, from Proto-Indo-European *negʷʰrós. Cognates include Middle Low German nēre, Old High German nioro, and Old Norse nýra.

NounEdit

nēre (plural nēres)

  1. kidney

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DescendantsEdit
  • Scots: neer, nere, neir

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English nēar (nearer), from Proto-Germanic *nēhwiz.

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AdverbEdit

nere

  1. near
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Old English nǣre, equivalent to ne +‎ were.

VerbEdit

  • weren't
    c. 1390, Geoffrey Chaucer, “The Knight's Tale”, in Canterbury Tales, lines 875-877, 885:
    And ceꝛtes, if it neꝛe too long to heeꝛe, / I wold have told you fully the manneꝛe / How wonnen was the regne of Femenye / By Theſeus and by his chivalrye, [] / But all that thing I mot as now foꝛbeꝛe.
    And certainly, if it weren't too long to hear / I would have told you the manner / How the realm of Femeny was won / By Theseus and by his chivalry, [] / But I must leave all that alone for now.

ReferencesEdit

p. 1, Arthur; A Short Sketch of his Life and History in English Verse of the First Half of the Fifteenth Century, Frederick Furnivall ed. EETS. Trübner & Co.: London. 1864.


Norwegian NynorskEdit

AdverbEdit

nere

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of nede

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdverbEdit

nere

  1. down, below, downstairs, at the far end of
  2. (colloquial) down, sad, depressed (of humans)
  3. down, offline, not available (of computers and online services)
    tjänsten ligger nere
    the service is down
    Webbsajten kommer att vara nere imorgon bitti. Den planerade nertiden är två timmar. Sajten tas/stängs ner klockan 8.
    The website will be down tomorrow morning. The planned downtime is two hours. The site is taken/shut down at 8 o'clock.

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