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neigh Explained

neigh at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

O.E. hn?igan, probably of imitative origin. ///

neigh at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [I] [Language: Old English; Origin: hn[zB024]gan]// if a horse neighs, it makes a long loud noise// -- neigh n [C] //

neigh at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

43 Moby Thesaurus words for "neigh":
bark, bawl, bay, bell, bellow, blare, blat, blate, bleat, bray,
call, caterwaul, cry, give tongue, give voice, howl, low, meow,
mew, mewl, miaow, moo, nicker, pule, roar, screak, scream, screech,
squall, squeak, squeal, troat, ululate, wail, whicker, whine,
whinny, yap, yawl, yawp, yelp, yip, yowl

neigh at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[V] (Animal sounds): cry, roar, bellow, blare, growl, snarl, bark, yelp, bay, yap, yip, yipe, growl, yawl, snarl, howl, grunt, snort, squeak, neigh, whinny, bray.

neigh at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

verb
[V] when a horse neighs it makes a long high sound
neigh noun

Neigh at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Neigh \Neigh\, n.
The cry of a horse; a whinny.

Neigh \Neigh\ (n[=a]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Neighed} (n[=a]d);
p. pr. & vb. n. {Neighing}.] [OE. neien, AS. hn[=ae]gan,
prob. of imitative origin; cf. MHG. n[=e]gen, Icel. hneggja,
gneggja, Sw. gn["a]gga. Cf. {Nag} a horse.]
1. To utter the cry of the horse; to whinny.

2. To scoff or sneer; to jeer. [Obs.]

Neighed at his nakedness. --Beau. & Fl.

neigh at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

neigh
n : the characteristic sounds made by a horse [syn: {nicker}, {whicker},
{whinny}]
v : characteristic of horses [syn: {nicker}, {whicker}, {whinny}]

neigh at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

By Inter: onomatopoei » a

Pronunciation

* Inter: enPR » nā, Inter: IPA » /neɪ/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /neI/
  • Inter: rhymes » eɪ
  • Inter: homophones » nay|nee

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n

  • The cry of a horse.

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » the cry of a horse
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|renill|m, Inter: t- » ca|eguí|m, Inter: t- » ca|aïnada|f
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|ržání|n, Inter: t- » cs|řehtání|n, Inter: t- » cs|zařehtání|n
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|hinnik
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|hirnumine
    • Finnish: hirnahdus, hirnunta
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|hennissement|m
    • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|ჭიხვინი|sc=Geor
    • German: Wiehern {{n}}
    • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|hnegg|n
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|nitrito|m
    • Latvian: Inter: t- » lv|zviedziens|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Norwegian: Inter: t+ » no|knegg, Inter: t+ » no|vrinsk
  • Polish: rżenie
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|relincho|m
  • Romanian: nechezat {{n}}
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|ржание|n|tr=ržánije
  • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|њиштање|n|tr=njištanje|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » sh|њиска|f|tr=njiska|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|relincho
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|gnägg
  • Telugu: Inter: t- » te|సకిలింత
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|kişneme, Inter: t+ » tr|kişneyiş

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Verb

    Inter: en-ver » b
  • Inter: context » of a horse to make its cry
    1. to make a sound similar to a horses' cry
    2. : This fake laughter sounds like a horse neighing.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » (of a horse) to make its cry

  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|صهيل الفرس|sc=Arab, Inter: t- » ar|صهيل الفرس|sc=Arab
  • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|renillar, Inter: t+ » ca|eguinar, Inter: t+ » ca|aïnar
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|嘶|tr=sī|sc=Hani
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|hinniken
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|heni
  • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|hirnuma
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hirnua
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|hennir
  • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|ჭიხვინებს|sc=Geor
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|wiehern

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|χλιμιντρίζω|tr=chlimintrízo
    • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|hneggja
    • Latvian: Inter: t+ » lv|zviegt
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|rżeć
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|relinchar
    • Romanian: a necheza, Inter: t+ » ro|râncheza
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|ржать|tr=ržat’|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|њиштати|tr=njištati|sc=Cyrl
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|relinchar
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|gnägga
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|kişnemek


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to make a sound similar to a horses' cry
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|hirnuma
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hirnua
    • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|hneggja
    • Latvian: Inter: t+ » lv|zviegt
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|rżeć
    • Romanian: a necheza


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|ржать|tr=ržat’|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f
  • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|њиштати|tr=njištati|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|relinchar
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|gnägga
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|kişnemek

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » fr: hennir


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inter: ttbc » it: nitrire
  • Inter: ttbc » no: vrinske

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * whinny
    • nicker

      Anagrams

      * hinge


    Category: Category:English words not following the I before E except after C rule -
    Category: Category:en:Animal sounds -
    Category: Category:en:Horses -
    Translation: et » neigh
    Translation: el » neigh
    Translation: fa » neigh
    Translation: fr » neigh
    Translation: ko » neigh
    Translation: io » neigh
    Translation: kn » neigh
    Translation: lv » neigh
    Translation: mg » neigh
    Translation: ml » neigh
    Translation: my » neigh
    Translation: pl » neigh
    Translation: ru » neigh
    Category: simple:neigh -
    Translation: ta » neigh
    Translation: te » neigh
    Translation: vi » neigh
    Translation: zh » neigh