How Do You Spell TERN?

The word "tern" is often pronounced as /tɜːrn/ in British English and /tɜrn/ in American English. Its spelling is unique, reflecting the fact that it describes a specific type of sea bird. The word likely originated from an Old Norse word, which means to "turn around," and it referred to the bird's ability to sharply turn in flight. Pronouncing the word correctly is important in order to properly communicate about the bird or other concepts related to it.

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Plural form of TERN is TERNS

17 words made out of letters TERN

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