1 lower; "gnawed his nether lip"
3 located below or beneath something else; "nether garments"; "the under parts of a machine" [syn: under]
EtymologyMiddle English nether, nethere, nithere, from Old English nithera, from niþer, nithor, adverb, down, downward; akin to Old Saxon nithiri, adjective, nether, nithar, adverb, down, Old High German nidari, nidaro, adjective, nether, nidar, adverb, down, Old Norse nethri, netharri, adjective, nether, nithr, adverb, down; all from a Germanic word that is a compar. of a word akin to Sanskrit ni down; akin to Old English in -- more at IN
- Rhymes: -ɛðə(r)
beneath the earth's surface
- French: souterrain
Nether may refer to:
- Nether means: down, downwards, below, beneath, lower http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/nether
- Netherlands: a country in north-western Europe, inhabited by the Dutch. The Netherlands was once part of the Lower (or Nether) Countries. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/nether
- Twisting Nether - chaotic realm in the Warcraft Universe.
- Nether Earth - one of the first few RTS games.