garn

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English gearn. Compare also Danish and Old Norse garn.

Noun[edit]

garn (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) yarn (twisted fibers for weaving)

Etymology 2[edit]

From go on.

Interjection[edit]

garn

  1. (Cockney slang) A response that expresses disbelief or mockery.

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse garn, from Proto-Germanic *garną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰorn-, *ǵʰer- (tharm, gut, intestine).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡarn/, [ɡ̊ɑːˀn]

Noun[edit]

garn n (singular definite garnet, plural indefinite garner or garn)

  1. garn, yarn
  2. thread (long, thin and flexible form of material)
  3. twine (strong thread)
  4. net (used for catching fish)

Inflection[edit]

Yarn, thread
Net, twine

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse garn, from Proto-Germanic *garną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰorn-, *ǵʰer- (tharm, gut, intestine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

garn n (genitive singular garns, no plural)

  1. yarn

Declension[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse garn, from Proto-Germanic *garną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰorn-, *ǵʰer- (tharm, gut, intestine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

garn n

  1. yarn
  2. net (fishing)

Inflection[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse garn, from Proto-Germanic *garną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰorn-, *ǵʰer- (tharm, gut, intestine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

garn n

  1. yarn
  2. net (fishing)

Inflection[edit]


Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *garną, whence also Old English ġearn, Old Norse garn. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰorn-, *ǵʰer- (tharm, gut, intestine).

Noun[edit]

garn n

  1. yarn

Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse garn, from Proto-Germanic *garną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰorn-, *ǵʰer- (tharm, gut, intestine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

garn n

  1. yarn; a twisted strand of fiber used for e.g. knitting

Declension[edit]

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