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adv.1.Eagerly; briskly; quickly.
My hands and my tongue go so yerne.
- Chaucer.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Y yemede vpon that house and yerne theron loked, Whough the pileres weren y-peynt and pulched fill dene, And queynteli i-coruen with curiouse knottes, Wyth wyndowes well y-wrought wide vp o-lofte ...
Then mournes all be Messedones / and mayntene him yerne Makis ther mane for pat man / and many othire noble For maistris and mynistris / menere and grettere That was in morsels magged / and martrid a hundrethe.
(20) All returns to normal in Arthur's playful court after the Green Knight departs, but the Gawain-poet now hints that some changes will arise in the court as he describes the passage of time and the effects it bears: "A yere yernes ful yerne, and yeldez neuer lyke, / The forme to the fynisment foldez ful selden" (498-99).
The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne, Th'assay so hard, so sharp the conquerynge, The dredful joye alwey that slit so yerne: Al this mene I by Love, that my felynge Astonyeth with his wonderful werkynge So sore, iwis, that whan I on hym thynke Nat wot I wel whet that I flete or synke.
Gawayn was glad to begynne those games in halle, Bot thagh the ende be hevy have ye no wonder; For thagh men bene mery in mynde when thay han mayn drynk, A yere yirnes ful yerne, and yeldes never lyke.
Con estos proyectos viene a solaparse a inicios de los 2000 el GDRCRM, englobando once Municipios (Belmonte de Miranda, Candamo, Grado, Illas, Las Regueras, Proaza, Quiros, Santo Adriano, Somiedo, Teverga y Yernes y Tameza) con 23.836 habitantes en 2010.