See also: niy, nith, ñiy, nið, and níð

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

niþ

  1. Alternative form of nith

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *nīþ, from Proto-Germanic *nīþą. Cognate with Old Saxon nīth, Dutch nijd, Old High German nīd (German Neid), Old Norse níð (regional Swedish nid), Gothic 𐌽𐌴𐌹𐌸 (neiþ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nīþ m

  1. envy, jealousy
  2. hostility, hatred, evil, violence

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: nith, nithe, niþ, nuþ, nyth, nyþe; nið, nuð