niþer
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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niþer
adv. Down, beneath, below Niþer deorsum, Ælfc. Gr. 38; Som. 40, 6. Ðé wearþ helle seáþ niþer gedolfen beneath was the pit of hell dug for thee, Exon. Th. 267, 30; Jul. 423. Ðá hé nyþer ábeáh cum se inclinasset, Jn. Skt. 20, 5. Ic nyþer álǽte submitto, Ælfc. Gr. 28; Som. 31, 41. Hé nyþer áléde deposuit, Lk. Skt. 23, 53. Nyþer ásceótan to cast down, Homl. Th. i. 170, 23. Hé niþer ásette ða mihtigan deposuit potentes, Cant. Mar. 52. Ðonne heó nyðer byþ ástigen, Anglia viii. 319, 19. Ðæt hí hine nyþer bescufon ut praecipitarint eum, Lk. Skt. 4, 29. Se ðe nyþer com of heofonum qui descendit de caelo, Jn. Skt. 3, 13. Ðú niþer færst (descendes ) óþ helle, Mt. Kmbl. 11, 23. Niþer feallaþ procident, Ps. Lamb. 71, 9 : 94, 6. Niþer fylþ decidat, 89,6. Gá nyþer descende Mt. Kmbl. 27, 40. Hé nyþer ne eode, Ex. 32, 1. Gang niþer, Deut. 9, 12. Niþer gewitan descendere, Bd. 5, 12 ; S. 628, 21. Hwearf him eft niþer (to hell ) boda bitresta, Cd. Th. 47, 18; Gen. 762. Niþer stígan descendere, Ps. Lamb. 27, 1 : Lchdm. iii. 210, 17. Hé sceal má þencan up ðonne nyþer he must direct his thought upwards rather than downwards, Bt. 41, 6; Fox 254, 31. [Laym. niðer : O. E. Homl. Marh. neoþer : Gen. and Ex. neðer : O. Sax. niðar : O. Frs. nither : Icel. niðr : O. H. Ger. nidar deorsum : Gen. nieder.] v. niþere.
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