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  • 1  adv. [in place] hurbil, hur, hurre, gertu, ondoan

    is there a post office near here?: badago postetxerik hemendik gertu?

    don't come any nearer!: ez zaitez gehiago hurbildu!

    he lives quite near: hemendik gertu samar bizi da

    to be near at hand: eskueran izan; eskueran eduki

  • 2  adv. [in time] laster; [to bring] gerturatu, hurbildu

    the holidays are near: oporrak laster dira

    the agreement brings peace a little nearer: hitzarmen honek bakerantz zertxobait gehiago hurbiltzen gaitu

    winter is drawing near: negua gainean dugu

  • 3  adv. [in level, degree]

    that's near enough: ez dago gehiago zehaztu beharrik

    "have you finished it yet?" — "nowhere near": —amaitu al duzu? —ezta pentsatu ere, oraindik asko falta zait; —lekutan nago, tokitan nago

    the nearest I ever got to winning: irabazteko gertuen izan naizen unea/garaia/denbora

    it isn't anywhere near enough: hori ez da nahikoa, inolaz ere

  • 4  adv. [almost] ia, kasik

    I came near to telling her everything: ia den-dena kontatu nion

    near on 3,000 people: ia 3.000 pertsona; ia 3.000 lagun

    it's in near perfect condition: ia-ia erabat sendatuta dago; kasik guztiz sendatu da

  • 5  prep. [of place] -tik hurbil/gertu

    the school is near my house: ikastola nire etxetik gertu dago

    if you come near me I'll kill you: nigana hurbiltzen bazara, akabatu egingo zaitut

    we weren't anywhere near the station: geltokitik urruti samar ginen; geltokitik oso urruti geunden

    don't go near the edge: ez hurbildu ertzera

    the passage is near the end of the book: pasartea liburuaren azken aldean dago

  • 6  prep. [in time] hurbil, gertu, ondoan

    her birthday is near mine: tarte handirik gabean egiten ditugu urteak

  • 7  prep. [almost] -t(z)eko puntuan/zorian, -t(z)ear

    she was near to tears: negarrez hasteko puntuan/zorian zegoen

    she was near death: hiltzeko zorian zegoen; hiltzear zegoen; hil ez hil zegoen

  • 8  adj. [in place] hurbil, hur, gertu; hurbileko, hurreko, gertuko

    where's the nearest service station?: zein da gertuen dagoen gasolindegia?

    a near town: gertuko herria

    my house is near enough to walk: nire etxea oso gertu dago; oinez joateko ez dago urrun

  • 9  adj. [in time] hurbil, hur, gertu

    in the near future: etorkizun hurbilean

  • 10  adj. [in level, degree]

    £250 or nearest offer: 250 libera edo hortik gertu dagoen eskaintza

    he calculated the price to the nearest pound: prezioa liberaraino biribildu zuen

    he won, but it was a near thing: irabazi egin zuen, baina larri-larri; irabazi egin zuen, baina oso alde txikiaz

  • 11  adj. [relative] hurbil, hurko

    your nearest and dearest: senide eta adiskide kutunenak