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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English aw(u)ne, agune, agene, from Old Danish aghn (compare modern Danish avne), from Proto-Germanic *aganō, *ahanō (chaff) (compare Old English ægnan, Dutch agen, German Ahne, Agen), from Proto-Indo-European *aḱanā (compare Latin agna (ear of wheat), Lithuanian ašnìs (edge, blade), Czech osina, Ancient Greek ἄκαινα (ákaina, spike, prick), ἄκανος (ákanos, pine-thistle), Sanskrit अशनि (aśáni, thunderbolt, arrow tip), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (sharp). More at edge.

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NounEdit

awn (plural awns)

 
An ear of a wild rye species, showing the conspicuous awns
  1. The bristle or beard of barley, oats, grasses, etc., or any similar bristlelike appendage; arista.

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Middle WelshEdit

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VerbEdit

awn

  1. inflection of mynet:
    1. first-person plural present indicative and imperative
    2. first-person singular imperfect indicative

PortugueseEdit

InterjectionEdit

awn

  1. (Internet slang) aw, aww (express affection)
    Awn, você é tão fofo!
    Aw, you're so cute!

WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (first-person singular conditional): elwn

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VerbEdit

awn

  1. inflection of mynd:
    1. first-person plural present indicative and future
    2. first-person singular conditional
    3. (literary) first-person plural imperative

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
awn unchanged unchanged hawn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.