how to pronounce nether


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nether is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of nether in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… sort of nether world between planets and …”

meanings of nether


  1. To depreciate; disparage; undervalue.
  2. To constrict; straiten; confine; restrict; suppress; lay low; keep under; press in upon; vex; harass; oppress.
  3. To bring or thrust down; bring or make low; lower; abase; humble.
  4. To pinch or stunt with cold or hunger; check in growth; shrivel; straiten.
  5. To shrink or huddle, as with cold; be shivery; tremble.


  1. Lying beneath, or conceived as lying beneath, the Earth's surface.
  2. Lower; under.


  1. Down; downward.
  2. Low; low down.


  1. Oppression; stress; a withering or stunting influence.
  2. A trouble; a fault or dislocation in a seam of coal.

nether frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word nether occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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