See also: ern, ERN, and Ern

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Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From adjectival use of -ærn (noun suffix denoting location), from ærn (place).

SuffixEdit

-ern

  1. adjectival suffix meaning "a place"
    hāliġ (holy) + ‎-ern → ‎hāligern (sanctuary, holy place)
  2. used adverbially to mean "toward a place"