fearn

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See also: Fearn

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *farn, from Proto-Indo-European *p(t)erH-. Cognate with Old High German farn (German Farn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fæ͜ɑrn/, [fæ͜ɑrˠn]

Noun[edit]

fearn n

  1. fern

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: fern, vern, fearn, farn, varn, firn
    • English: fern
    • Scots: farne, fairn
    • Yola: fearn

Yola[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English fern, from Old English fearn, from Proto-West Germanic *farn.

Noun[edit]

fearn

  1. fern
    • 1867, GLOSSARY OF THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY:
      Fearnee Hill.
      Ferny Hill.

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole, William Barnes, editor, A glossary, with some pieces of verse, of the old dialect of the English colony in the baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, J. Russell Smith, 1867, →ISBN