See also: Garn

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English garne, from Old English ġearn. Compare also Danish and Old Norse garn.

NounEdit

garn (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) yarn (twisted fibers for weaving)

Etymology 2Edit

From go on.

InterjectionEdit

garn

  1. (Cockney slang) A response that expresses disbelief or mockery.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse garn, from Proto-Germanic *garną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰorn-, *ǵʰer- (gut, intestine).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡarn/, [ɡ̊ɑːˀn]

NounEdit

garn n (singular definite garnet, plural indefinite garner or garn)

  1. garn, yarn
  2. thread (long, thin and flexible form of material)
  3. twine (strong thread)
  4. net (used for catching fish)

InflectionEdit

Yarn, thread:

Net, twine:

See alsoEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse garn, from Proto-Germanic *garną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰorn-, *ǵʰer- (gut, intestine).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

garn n (genitive singular garns, no plural)

  1. yarn

DeclensionEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

garn

  1. Alternative form of garne

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse garn, from Proto-Germanic *garną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰorn-, *ǵʰer- (gut, intestine).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

garn n (definite singular garnet, indefinite plural garn, definite plural garna or garnene)

  1. (uncountable) yarn (spun thread)
  2. a net (fishing)

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse garn, from Proto-Germanic *garną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰorn-, *ǵʰer- (gut, intestine).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

garn n (definite singular garnet, indefinite plural garn, definite plural garna)

  1. (uncountable) yarn (spun thread)
  2. a net (fishing)

ReferencesEdit


Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *garną, whence also Old English ġearn, Old Norse garn. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰorn-, *ǵʰer- (gut, intestine).

NounEdit

garn n

  1. yarn

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle High German: garn

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German gern and gerne, Dutch gaarne. These words are ultimately related to yearn in English.

AdverbEdit

garn

  1. gladly
  2. willingly
  3. be likely to

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse garn, from Proto-Germanic *garną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰorn-, *ǵʰer- (gut, intestine).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

garn n

  1. yarn; a twisted strand of fiber used for e.g. knitting

DeclensionEdit

Declension of garn 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative garn garnet garn garnen
Genitive garns garnets garns garnens

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