-ern

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From adjectival use of -ærn ‎(noun suffix denoting location), from ærn ‎(place).

Suffix[edit]

-ern

  1. adjectival suffix meaning "a place"
    hāligern ‎(sanctuary, holy place)
  2. used adverbially to mean "toward a place"