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 *h₃érō (large bird, eagle). Cognate with Dutch and Low German arend (eagle), Norwegian and Danish ørn (eagle), Swedish örn (eagle), German Aar (eagle), Ancient Greek ὄρνεον (órneon), ὄρνις (órnis, bird).

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erne (plural ernes)

  1. A sea eagle (Haliaeetus), especially the white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)
  2. (chiefly poetic, dialectal, sciences) An eagle.
    The bald earn

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Verb[edit]

erne

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

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