[naɪ]     [naɪ]    
  • adj. 近的;直接的;左侧的
  • adv. 在附近地;即将发生
  • prep. 近于
  • v. 接近
nigher nighest nighed nighed nighing nighs



  1. not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances;

    "near neighbors"
    "in the near future"
    "they are near equals"
    "his nearest approach to success"
    "a very near thing"
    "a near hit by the bomb"
    "she was near tears"
    "she was close to tears"
    "had a close call"

  2. being on the left side;

    "the near or nigh horse is the one on the left"
    "the animal's left side is its near or nigh side"

  1. near in time or place or relationship;

    "as the wedding day drew near"
    "stood near the door"
    "don't shoot until they come near"
    "getting near to the true explanation"
    "her mother is always near"
    "The end draws nigh"
    "the bullet didn't come close"
    "don't get too close to the fire"

  2. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but;

    "the job is (just) about done"
    "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"
    "we're almost finished"
    "the car all but ran her down"
    "he nearly fainted"
    "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"
    "the recording is well-nigh perfect"
    "virtually all the parties signed the contract"
    "I was near exhausted by the run"
    "most everyone agrees"



用作形容词 (adj.)
  1. The movie tells that the end of the world is nigh.
  2. The nigh horse cost me an arm and a leg.
用作副词 (adv.)
  1. They've lived in that house for nigh on 30 years.
  2. The time is drawn nigh.
用作介词 (prep.)
  1. The place you're looking for is nigh the building.
用作动词 (v.)
  1. The enemies was trying to nigh to the castle.



  • Sooner than Walwayn my sick couch should nigh, My choice were, by leach-craft unaided to die.

    出自: Sir W. Scott
  • Never harm Nor spell nor charm Come our lovely lady nigh.

    出自:Midsummer Night's Dream , Shakespeare
  • The citie of Tunis..hath no mountaines nigh vnto it.

    出自: J. Pory
  • Some frail memorial still erected nigh.

    出自: T. Gray
  • would not leave him; but crawled nigher.

    出自: John Neal
  • A bay nigh the northern termination of the lake.

    出自: J. F. Cooper
  • When man's heart is nighest heaven.

    出自: E. Myers
  • Smallholders who..have land nigh new estates.

    出自:Cornish Times
  • Signs that the end of the world was nigh.

    出自: P. Ustinov
  • Judgement was nigh, the denouement was due.

    出自: G. Swift
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