Definitions

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  • noun cardinal, dialect one in Cumbrian sheep counting rhyme.
  • noun cardinal, North East England, dialect one

Etymologies

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From Celtic numerals, with influence from Old English ān or modern Northern English yan or yen.

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Along with ane and yen, a Northumbrian form of one, from the Old English ān. An example is "yan, twee, tree" for "one, two, three".

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