-ern
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Suffix
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
-ern
def. m. -erna; f. n. -erne; an adjective termination from ærn, ern a place, denoting, as -ern in English, Towards a place Godrum se Norþerna cyning forþférde Godrum, the Northern king, died. Chr. 890; Th. 160, 1. He forþbrohte Súþerne wynd transtŭlit austrum, Ps. Spl. 77, 30. Fram deófle Súþernum a dæmŏnio mĕrīdiāno, Ps. Spl. 90, 6. Betwux eallum Eásternum inter omnes orientāles, Job Thw. 164, 7. Þurh ðone smyltan Súþan Westernan wind through the mild Southwestern wind. Bt. 4; Fox 8, 8.
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