Morn meaning

môrn
The dawn.
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The morning.
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(old poet.) Morning.
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(now poetic) Morning.
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(heraldry) Without teeth, tongue, or claws; said of a lion represented heraldically.
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Origin of morn

  • Middle English from Old English morgen

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English mōrn, morwen, from Old English morÄ¡en, from Proto-Germanic *murganaz, *murginaz (compare West Frisian moarn, Low German Morgen, Dutch morgen, German Morgen, Danish morgen, Norwegian morgon), from pre-Germanic *mrÌ¥kéno, *mrÌ¥kóno, from Proto-Indo-European *mrÌ¥Hko (compare Welsh bore "˜morning', Lithuanian mérkti "˜to blink, twinkle', Skt márÄ«cih "˜ray of light'), from *mer- "˜to shimmer, glisten' (compare Greek μέρα (méra) "˜morning'). See also morrow, morning.

    From Wiktionary

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