morne

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See also: morné

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

morne (countable and uncountable, plural mornes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of mourn
  2. Obsolete spelling of morn

Verb[edit]

morne

  1. Obsolete spelling of mourn

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

morne (plural mornes)

  1. The blunt head of a jousting-lance.
  2. A small, rounded hill.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French morne, from Old French morne, murne, (compare Old French morner (to mourn)), from Frankish *murn, from Proto-Germanic *murnaz. Cognate with English mourn, Old Norse morna (to pine away), Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌽𐌰𐌽 (maurnan).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɔʁn/
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Adjective[edit]

morne (plural mornes)

  1. gloomy, glum, dismal, dreary

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