-erne

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See also: erne and Erné

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Old High German -rōni; see -ern for more.

Suffix[edit]

-erne

  1. Adjective suffix occurring in names for directions
    norþerne "northern", sūþerne "southern", ēasterne "eastern", westerne "western"

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English -erne; see -ern for more.

Suffix[edit]

-erne

  1. (no longer productive) Suffix denoting belonging to or being in an area, cardinal direction, or ordinal direction.
    northerne "northern", southerne "southern", esturne "eastern", westerne "western", nihterne "during the night"

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