earring

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English[edit]

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An earring.

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English erering, from Old English ēarhring (ear-ring), equivalent to ear +‎ ring. Cognate with West Frisian earring (earring), Dutch oorring (earring), German Ohrring (earring), Swedish örring (earring).

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Noun[edit]

earring (plural earrings)

  1. A piece of jewelry worn on the ear.

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ear +‎ ring.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

earring c (plural earringen, diminutive earrinkje)

  1. earring

Further reading[edit]

  • earring”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011