Hern definition

hʉrn
Hern is an English male given name or surname that is defined as mythical hunter.

An example of Hern is a first name for an English man.

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(obsolete or dialectal) Corner.
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(archaic, dialectal, England, US) Hers; her own.
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(dialectal or poetic) Heron.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hern
Plural:
herns

Origin of hern

  • From Middle English herne, hyrne, from Old English hyrne (“corner”), from Proto-Germanic *hurnijō, *hurnijǭ (“projecting point, corner, angle”), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱera(w)-, *ḱrū- (“horn”). More at hirn.

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  • From English dialectal hern, from her +‎ -n, adjective formative. Compare hisn.

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  • Dialectal variant of en.

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