Other Word Forms of Quern
Origin of Quern
From Middle English quern, cwerne, from Old English cweorn (“quern, hand-mill, mill"), from Proto-Germanic *kwernuz, *kwernō (“millstone"), from Proto-Indo-European *gÊ·erǝun-, *gÊ·rāun- (“millstone"). Cognate with North Frisian quern (“quern"), Dutch kweern (“quern"), Middle High German kurn (“millstone"), Danish kværn (“grinder"), Swedish kvarn (“mill, grinder").
Middle English querne from Old English cweorn gwerə-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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