Is it a zygotic mwnci?
Any connection to: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gorky%27s_Zygotic_Mynci?
You win the grand prize: A shiny new lingot!
Let's hope they all walk into a bar
Is it simply coincidence that neidr sounds a litte reminiscent of the English word nadir?
Afraid so. But it is connected to "adder" - which used to be "nadder" ("a nadder" > "an adder"). https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/neidr
I'd forgotten that - thanks!
I think it came up in QI.
...walked into a bar, but couldn't ask for a drink as they didn't know how to speak.