gurn

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

early 20th century: dialect variant of grin.

Noun[edit]

gurn (plural gurns)

  1. (UK) A distorted facial expression.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

gurn (third-person singular simple present gurns, present participle gurning, simple past and past participle gurned)

  1. (UK) to make a grotesque face.

Anagrams[edit]


Manx[edit]

Verb[edit]

gurn (verbal noun gurneil)

  1. to direct, govern

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gurn ghurn ngurn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Woiwurrung[edit]

Noun[edit]

gurn

  1. the front section of neck

References[edit]

  • Barry J. Blake, Woiwurrung, in The Aboriginal Language of Melbourne and Other Sketches (1991; edited by R. M. W. Dixon and Barry J. Blake; OUP, Handbook of Australian Languages 4), pages 31–124