Afrikaans edit

Etymology edit

From Dutch nergens.

Pronunciation edit

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Adverb edit

nergens

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of nêrens

Dutch edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Dutch nergens, nergen, from Old Dutch niergin, nieuuergin, equivalent to n- +‎ ergens.

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit

nergens

  1. nowhere
    Mijn tas is nergens te vinden.My bag is nowhere to be found.
  2. As part of a pronominal adverb, nothing (niets)
    Jij bent echt nergens goed voor.You are truly good for nothing.

Antonyms edit

Descendants edit

  • Afrikaans: nêrens