See also: Nier and nièr

Afrikaans edit

Etymology edit

From Dutch nier.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /nir/, [niːr]
  • (file)

Noun edit

nier (plural niere)

  1. kidney

Danish edit

Noun edit

nier c (singular definite nieren, plural indefinite niere)

  1. nine (the card rank between eight and ten)

Inflection edit

See also edit

Playing cards in Danish · kort, spillekort (layout · text)
es toer treer firer femmer sekser syver
otter nier tier knægt, bonde dame, dronning konge joker

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Dutch edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Dutch niere, from Old Dutch [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *neurô, from Proto-Indo-European *negʷʰrós.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /nir/, [niːr]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: nier
  • Rhymes: -ir

Noun edit

nier f (plural nieren, diminutive niertje n)

  1. A kidney.
  2. (especially in the diminutive) An animal kidney eaten as a food.
    Ze aten een pastei met niertjes.
    They ate a pasty with kidneys.

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Descendants edit

  • Afrikaans: nier
  • Negerhollands: nier
  • Papiamentu: nir, nier

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French edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old French noiier (stressed stem ni-), from Latin negāre. Reformed to avoid confusion with noyer.

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Verb edit


  1. to deny

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