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English - Etymology

Old English _nēah_, _nēh_, from Proto-Germanic _*nēhw_.

Old English nēah, nēh, from Proto-Germanic *nēhw.

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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /naɪ/ * Rhymes: -aɪ

  • IPA(key): /naɪ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ

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English - Adjective

NIGH (_comparative_ NIGHER _or_ MORE NIGH, _superlative_ NIGHEST _or_ MOST NIGH) * (archaic, poetic) near, close by _The end is NIGH!_ * _a._ 1831, Ludovico Ariosto, William Stewart Rose (translator), _Orlando Furioso_, 2006, Echo Library, page 185, He at his head took aim who stood most NIGH; * 1831, John Knox, _The History of the Reformation of Religion in Scotland_, page 421, By these and many histories more, it is most evident, that the more NIGH salvation and deliverance approach, the more vehement is temptation and trouble. * 1834, Davy Crockett, _A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett_, page 197, The enemy, somewhat imboldened, draws NIGHER to the fort. * 1889, House of Commons of Canada, _Debates: Official Report_, Volume 2, page 1408, You then went to St. Andrews, the NIGHEST ocean port. * Not remote in degree, kindred, circumstances, etc.; closely allied; intimate. * Knolles NIGH kinsmen * Bible, Eph. ii. 13 Ye […] are made NIGH by the blood of Christ. USAGE NOTES * _Near_ was originally the comparative form of _nigh_; the superlative form was _next_. _Nigh_ is used today mostly in archaic, poetic, or regional contexts. SYNONYMS * (near): close, close by, close to, near RELATED TERMS * near * next * neighbor TRANSLATIONS

nigh (comparative nigher or more nigh, superlative nighest or most nigh)

  1. (archaic, poetic) near, close by
    The end is nigh!
  2. Not remote in degree, kindred, circumstances, etc.; closely allied; intimate.

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English - Verb

NIGH (_third-person singular simple present_ NIGHS, _present participle_ NIGHING, _simple past and past participle_ NIGHED) * To draw nigh (to); to approach; to come near. _night is nighing_, _death is nighing_ _nighing his hour_ _a death-nighing moan_ QUOTATIONS * For usage examples of this term, see the citations page. TRANSLATIONS

nigh (third-person singular simple present nighs, present participle nighing, simple past and past participle nighed)

  1. To draw nigh (to); to approach; to come near.
    night is nighing, death is nighing
    nighing his hour
    a death-nighing moan

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English - Adverb

NIGH (_not comparable_) * Almost, nearly. _Achieving the summit in a single day is, well, NIGH impossible._ USAGE NOTES * NIGH is sometimes used as a combining form. QUOTATIONS * For usage examples of this term, see the citations page. DERIVED TERMS * well-nigh * nigh on * nigh-well TRANSLATIONS

nigh (not comparable)

  1. Almost, nearly.
    Achieving the summit in a single day is, well, nigh impossible.

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English - Preposition

NIGH * near; close to _When the Moon is horned ... is it not ever NIGH the Sun?_ TRANSLATIONS

nigh

  1. near; close to
    When the Moon is horned ... is it not ever nigh the Sun?

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Que a categoria em IRISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Irish - Etymology

From Old Irish _nigid_.

From Old Irish nigid.

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Irish - Pronunciation

* (Munster) [nʲɪɟ] * (Connacht, Ulster) IPA(key): [n

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Irish - Verb

NIGH (_present analytic_ NÍONN, _future analytic_ NÍFIDH, _verbal noun_ NÍ, _past participle_ NITE) * to wash CONJUGATION

nigh (present analytic níonn, future analytic nífidh, verbal noun , past participle nite)

  1. to wash

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Scottish Gaelic - Etymology

From Old Irish _nigid_ (“he washes”), from Proto-Indo-European _*neigʷ-_ (“to wash”) (compare English _nixie_ (“water sprite”), Ancient Greek _νίζω_ (nízō)).

From Old Irish nigid (he washes), from Proto-Indo-European *neigʷ- (to wash) (compare English nixie (water sprite), Ancient Greek νίζω (nízō)).

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Scottish Gaelic - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ɲiː/

  • IPA(key): /ɲiː/

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Scottish Gaelic - Verb

NIGH (_past_ NIGH, _future_ NIGHIDH, _verbal noun_ NIGHE, _past participle_ NIGHTE) * wash, bathe PARTICIPLES

nigh (past nigh, future nighidh, verbal noun nighe, past participle nighte)

  1. wash, bathe

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