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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

An occupational surname for a turner or tumbler.

Proper nounEdit

Turner

  1. An English and Scottish surname​.

AnagramsEdit


Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tornus (lathe, potter's wheel), from Ancient Greek τόρνος (tórnos, carpenter's tool for drawing a circle; turning lathe).

NounEdit

Turner m

  1. (Uri) A device used to turn cheese vats.

ReferencesEdit

  • “Turner” in Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & co., page 21.

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

Turner m (genitive Turners, plural Turner, female Turnerin)

  1. a male gymnast

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