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Is ern a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word ern is a Scrabble US word. The word ern is worth 3 points in Scrabble:

E1R1N1

Is ern a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word ern is a Scrabble UK word and has 3 points:

E1R1N1

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Yes. The word ern is a Words With Friends word. The word ern is worth 4 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

E1R1N2

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You can make 7 words from 'ern' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'ern'

ERN 3REN 3

2 letters words from 'ern'

EN 2ER 2
NE 2RE 2

All 3 letters words made out of ern

ern ren enr ner rne nre

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Definitions and meaning of ern

ern

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɜːn/
  • (US) enPR: ûrn, IPA(key): /ɝn/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)n
  • Homophones: earn, erne, urn

Etymology 1

Alteration of erne.

Noun

ern (plural erns)

  1. Alternative spelling of erne

Etymology 2

From Middle English ernen, from Old English irnan, iernan (to run, move quickly), metathetic variant of rinnan (to run). More at run.

Alternative forms

  • earn (Scotland)

Verb

ern (third-person singular simple present erns, present participle erning, simple past and past participle erned)

  1. (Britain dialectal) To run; flow.
  2. (Britain dialectal, Scotland) To (cause to) coagulate; curdle (milk) by adding rennet and applying heat.

Etymology 3

Of obscure origin. Perhaps an alteration of erme, from Middle English ermen, from Old English yrman, ierman. Compare also Old Scots urn, uren. More at erme.

Verb

ern (third-person singular simple present erns, present participle erning, simple past and past participle erned)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete) To stir with strong emotion; grieve; mourn.
  2. (Britain dialectal, Scotland) To pain; torture.
  3. (Britain dialectal, Scotland) (of the eyes) To cause to water; smart.
Related terms
  • erme

Anagrams

  • -ner-, -ren, NRE, REN, RNE, ner, ren

Icelandic

Adjective

ern (comparative ernari, superlative ernastur)

  1. brisk, active

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Milton) to earn.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)