CimbrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German gerne, from Old High German gerno, from Proto-West Germanic *gernō, from Proto-Germanic *gernô (willingly, eagerly). Cognate with German gern.

AdverbEdit

gearn

  1. (Luserna) gladly, with pleasure
    Gearn zo khennade.Nice to meet you.

ReferencesEdit

  • “gearn” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *garną, whence also Old Saxon garn, Old High German garn, Old Norse garn. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰorn-, *ǵʰer- (tharm, gut, intestine).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /jæ͜ɑrn/, [jæ͜ɑrˠn]

NounEdit

ġearn n

  1. yarn

DescendantsEdit