vern

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋɛrn/, [ˈʋæɾn], [ˈʋæɳ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vernd, vǫrn

Noun[edit]

vern n (definite singular vernet, indefinite plural vern, definite plural verna or vernene)

  1. shield (anything which protects or defends)
  2. protection
  3. defence (UK) or defense (US)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

vern

  1. imperative of verne

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vernd and vǫrn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋɛrn/, [ˈʋæɾn], [ˈʋæɳ] (example of pronunciation)

Noun[edit]

vern n (definite singular vernet, indefinite plural vern, definite plural verna)

  1. protection

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

vern

  1. imperative of verna and verne

References[edit]