erne

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From Middle English ern, erne, earn, from Old English earn ‎(eagle), from Proto-Germanic *arô ‎(eagle), from Proto-Indo-European *or- ‎(large bird, eagle). Cognate with Dutch and Low German arend ‎(eagle), Danish ørn ‎(eagle), Swedish örn ‎(eagle), German Aar ‎(eagle), Ancient Greek ὄρνεον ‎(órneon), ὄρνις ‎(órnis, bird).

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erne ‎(plural ernes)

  1. (chiefly poetic, dialectal, sciences) An eagle.
    The bald earn
  2. An eagle with a distinctive white tail; specifically, the white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla).

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erne

  1. to sprout, to geminate
    Artoa erne da. — “The maize has sprouted.”

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