yourn


yourn
yourn dialectal possessive pronoun from YOUR (Cf. your), attested from late 14c. See HER (Cf. her).

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  • yourn — /yoorn, yawrn, yohrn/, pron. Nonstandard. yours. Also, your n. [1350 1400; ME, equiv. to YOUR + n, as in MINE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • yourn — [[t]yʊərn, yɔrn, yoʊrn[/t]] pron. Nonstandard. +sts yours Also, your n …   From formal English to slang

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  • Ain't I a Woman? — is the name given to a speech, delivered extemporaneously, by Sojourner Truth, (1797 1883), born Isabella, a slave, in New York State. Some time after gaining her freedom in 1827, she became a well known anti slavery speaker.Her speech, which… …   Wikipedia

  • chirrup — 1. verb To make a series of chirps, clicks or clucks 2. noun A series of chirps, clicks or clucks When other folks squirrels are at home and asleep, yourn keep in motion among the trees and chirrup and sing, in a way that even a Delaware gal can… …   Wiktionary

  • we-uns — pronoun /ˈwiːənz/ We; us. “We uns hev all been a gittin married round hyar lately. Whars that purty wife o yourn?” See Also: you uns, youuns …   Wiktionary

  • hers — c.1300, hires, from HER (Cf. her); a double possessive. Possessive pronouns in Modern English consist of the predicative (mine, thine, his, ours, yours, theirs) that come after the subject, and the attributive (my, thy, his, her, our, your,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • your — O.E. eower, genitive of ge ye (see YE (Cf. ye)), from P.Gmc. base of YOU (Cf. you). Cf. O.S. iuwar, O.Fris. iuwer, O.N. yðvarr, O.H.G. iuwer, Ger. euer, Goth. izwar your …   Etymology dictionary