cierran

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *karzijaną (to turn), from Proto-Indo-European *gers- (to bend, turn). Akin to Old Saxon kērian, Old High German chēran (to turn) (German kehren).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃi͜yr.rɑn/, [ˈt͡ʃi͜yrˠ.rˠɑn]

Verb[edit]

ċierran (West Saxon)

  1. (transitive) to turn; to make move
  2. (intransitive) to turn
    (a) to change direction of motion
    (b) to come or go back; to return
    (c) to change belief or behavior
    (d) to turn to somebody with some intent

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: char, chore, ajar

References[edit]

  • ĊYRRAN in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary
  • ĊIRRAN in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary
  • ĊERRAN in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary

Spanish[edit]

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cierran

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present indicative form of cerrar.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of cerrar.