earnian

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Western Proto-Germanic *aznōną, from *aznō (labour). Cognate with Old High German arnōn (to reap).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈæ͜ɑr.ni.ɑn/, [ˈæ͜ɑrˠ.ni.ɑn]

Verb[edit]

earnian

  1. to deserve
  2. to earn

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: ernen, ernien, earnien