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nether is pronounced in two syllables
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video examples of nether pronunciation
An example use of nether in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… were Lord nether hall after his large …”
meanings of nether
To depreciate; disparage; undervalue.
To constrict; straiten; confine; restrict; suppress; lay low; keep under; press in upon; vex; harass; oppress.
To bring or thrust down; bring or make low; lower; abase; humble.
To pinch or stunt with cold or hunger; check in growth; shrivel; straiten.
To shrink or huddle, as with cold; be shivery; tremble.
Lying beneath, or conceived as lying beneath, the Earth's surface.
Low; low down.
Oppression; stress; a withering or stunting influence.
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 2.7 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.