Turner

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An occupational surname for a turner or tumbler.

Proper noun[edit]

Turner

  1. An English and Scottish surname​.

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Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tornus (lathe, potter's wheel), from Ancient Greek τόρνος (tórnos, carpenter's tool for drawing a circle; turning lathe), from Proto-Indo-European *terh₁- (to rub, rub by twisting, twist, turn).

Noun[edit]

Turner m

  1. (Uri) A device used to turn cheese vats.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Turner m (genitive Turners, plural Turner, feminine Turnerin)

  1. a male gymnast

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