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perne

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Nonce-derivation from pern by William Butler Yeats; see the 1928 quotation.

VerbEdit

perne (third-person singular simple present pernes, present participle perning, simple past and past participle perned)

  1. To spin or gyrate (as the pern of a spinning-wheel).

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin perna (mussel)

NounEdit

perne f (plural pernes)

  1. A kind of saltwater mussel. (Mytiloida)

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

pernē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of perneō

Tocharian BEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *bher- (shining); more at bear.

AdjectiveEdit

perne (A parno)

  1. shining, luminous