ner

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Forms: ner, neir, nér, nir, Ner, Neir, Neir

n o, m. a boar (poetic). ner .i. torc allaid, Corm. Y 968 . near .i. torc, Lec. Gl. 462 = ner, 269 M. O'Cl. (near). g s. fail neir a boar's lair, Corm. Y 968 = nér, LB; nir, Laud; foll ner, IT iii 49 § 88 ; fell neir, 98 § 161 ; see Bruchst. i § 133 . Cf. the npr. m. Ner, g s. Neir, Lism. L. 2479 , prob. a native name, to be distinguished from Ner (Neir), g s. Neir < Lat. Nero, see Fél. Prol. 113 and PH 1723 fg . Compd.: fri nermac nDega ndron, Celtica xiii 15.310 .