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Erne Explained

erne at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


erne at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

"sea eagle," from O.E. earn "eagle," a common Gmc. word (cf. O.H.G. arn, M.Du. arent, Goth. ara "eagle," also surviving in the first element of old Gmc. names such as Arnold and Arthur), from PIE base *er-/*or- "great bird, eagle" (cf. Gk. ornis "bird," O.C.S. orilu, Lith. erelis, Welsh eryr "eagle"). ///

Erne at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Lake, Fermanagh district, N. Ireland. Averaging 5 mi (8 km) wide, the lake consists of the shallow Upper Lough Erne, 12 mi (19 km) long, and Lower Lough Erne, 18 mi (29 km) long, linked by a 10-mi (16-km) strait that is part of the Erne River. Numerous islands dot the lakes and provide recreation facilities. The River Erne, which flows north across the border of Northern Ireland, and empties into Donegal Bay, is 72 mi (116 km) long.

Erne at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Ern \Ern\, Erne \Erne\, n. [AS. earn eagle; akin to D. arend,
OHG. aro, G. aar, Icel., Sw., & Dan. ["o]rn, Goth. ara, and
to Gr. ? bird. ???. Cf. {Ornithology}.] (Zo["o]l.)
A sea eagle, esp. the European white-tailed sea eagle
({Hali[ae]etus albicilla}).

erne at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : bulky grayish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white
tail; of Europe and Greenland [syn: {ern}, {gray sea
eagle}, {European sea eagle}, {white-tailed sea eagle}, {Haliatus

erne at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » -erne


Inter: wikipedi » a

Alternative forms

* Inter: l » en|earn, Inter: l » en|ern


From Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » ern|lang=enm, Inter: term » erne|lang=enm, Inter: term » earn|lang=enm, from Inter: etyl » ang Inter: term » earn||eagle|lang=ang, from Inter: etyl » gem-pro|en Inter: recons » arô||eagle|lang=gem-pro, from Inter: etyl » ine-pro|en Inter: recons » or-||large bird, eagle|lang=ine-pro. Cognate with Inter: etyl » nl|- and Inter: etyl » nds|- Inter: term » arend||eagle|lang=nl|lang=nds, Inter: etyl » da|- Inter: term » ørn||eagle|lang=da, Inter: etyl » sv|- Inter: term » örn||eagle|lang=sv, Inter: etyl » de|- Inter: term » Aar||eagle|lang=de, Inter: etyl » grc|- Inter: term » ὄρνεον|lang=grc, Inter: term » ὄρνις||tr=órneon, órnis|bird|lang=grc.


* Inter: a » RP Inter: IPA » /ɜːn/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ɝːn/
  • Inter: rhymes » ɜː(r)n
  • Inter: homophones » earn|urn


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • Inter: context » chiefly|poetic|dialectal|scientific An eagle.
    1. : The bald earn
    2. An eagle with a distinctive white tail; specifically, the Category: w - :White-tailed Eagle|White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla).


      * Inter: sense » an eagle sea eagle, white-tailed eagle

      Derived terms

      * Inter: l » en|bald erne


      Inter: trans-top » Haliaeetus albicilla

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|морски орел|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m


    * ne'er, NEER, reen



    Inter: head » eu|verb
  • rise

  • Translation: fy » erne
    Translation: hu » erne
    Translation: vi » erne
    Translation: zh » erne

    Erné at English (WD) Of Explained:


    Proper noun

    Inter: head » roa-nor|proper noun|g=m|sort=Erne
  • Inter: alternative form of » Ernest|sort=Erne|lang=roa-nor