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Meaning of "Ygerne" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF YGERNE

Ygerne  [iːˈɡɛən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF YGERNE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ygerne is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES YGERNE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ygerne

Igraine

In Arthurian legend, Igraine /ɪˈɡreɪnˌ iːˈɡreɪn/ is the mother of King Arthur. She is also known in Latin as Igerna, in Welsh as Eigyr, in French as Igerne, in Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur as Ygrayne— often modernized as Igraine—and in Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival as Arnive. She becomes the wife of Uther Pendragon, but her first husband was Gorlois; her daughters by Gorlois are Elaine, Morgause and Morgan le Fay.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH YGERNE


Auvergne
əʊˈvɛən
bairn
bɛən
cairn
kɛən
moderne
məˈdɛən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE YGERNE

Yevtushenko
yew
yewen
yex
Yeysk
Yezd
Yezidi
Yezidis
yfere
Ygdrasil
Yggdrasil
YHA
YHVH
YHWH
yibbles
Yibin
Yichang

WORDS THAT END LIKE YGERNE

alterne
Berne
caserne
erne
eterne
externe
gerne
Herne
interne
kerne
Lake Lucerne
lierne
lucerne
sauterne
scerne
Sterne
terne
Traherne
Verne

Synonyms and antonyms of Ygerne in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Ygerne
1,325 millions of speakers

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Ygerne
570 millions of speakers

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Ygerne
510 millions of speakers

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Ygerne
380 millions of speakers
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Ygerne
280 millions of speakers

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Ygerne
278 millions of speakers

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Ygerne
270 millions of speakers

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Ygerne
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Ygerne
220 millions of speakers

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Ygerne
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Ygerne
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Ygerne
130 millions of speakers

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Ygerne
85 millions of speakers

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Ygerne
85 millions of speakers
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Ygerne
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Ygerne
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Ygerne
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Ygerne
70 millions of speakers

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Ygerne
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Ygerne
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Ygerne
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Ygerne
30 millions of speakers
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Ygerne
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Ygerne
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Ygerne
10 millions of speakers
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Ygerne
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Ygerne

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «YGERNE»

The term «Ygerne» is used very little and occupies the 188.829 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «YGERNE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Ygerne

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «YGERNE»

Discover the use of Ygerne in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Ygerne and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Le Morte Darthur
ought to keep all his great feasts at Carduel. The king promises to do so, and calls all his barons with their wives, daughters, sisters, or nieces, to Carduel for the next Christmas. Among the guests are the duke of Tintaguel and his wife Ygerne.
Sir Thomas Malory, 1897
2
The Vulgate Version of the Arthurian Romances: Lestoire de ...
si pense de faire chose ki li plaise & parole a ygerne si comme tu ses que mestier mest . Ore laisies fait ulfins car iou en ferai mon pooir . [col. /] uifin advises the king nsi a li rois parle a ulfin & il dist sire amors ne garde raison contre sa (58) ...
Heinrich Oskar Sommer, 1908
3
The vulgate version of the Arthurian romances
si pense de faire chose ki li plaise & parole a ygerne si comme tu ses que mestier mest . Ore laisies fait ulfins car iou en ferai mon pooir . [col. /] TT^nsi a li rois parle a ulfin & il dist sire amors ne garde raison contre sa (58) S-J uolente faire ...
Heinrich Oskar Sommer, 1908
4
Geoffrey of Monmouth and the Feminist Origins of the ...
Crucially, however, Wace also refuses to follow the Variant-redactor in including the detail that Igerna and Uther live together “pariter [as equals]” (RB 8813–14).5 By presenting Ygerne as a courtly lady who possesses the qualities ofa ...
Fiona Tolhurst, 2012
5
Layamon's Brut: The Poem and Its Sources
Ulfin raed me sumne raed oder ich beo ful rade daede swa swide me longed bat ne mai i noht Iibben after here faire Ygaerne,34 Any refinements in characterization in the English poem are concentrated on the person of Ygerne, who, ...
Françoise Hazel Marie Le Saux, 1989
6
Merlin Or the Early History of King Arthur: A Prose Romance ...
[ 747 ] VORTIGER. VTER. [ 748 ] YDIERS. YDIERS. [ 749 1 vsomzs. tells Uter of her speech, 67; inveigles Ygerne into accepting a gold cup, 67 ; finds Ygerne pensive and angry, 67; she says she will tell Hoel, 67 ; tell her to beware if she does, ...
Henry Benjamin Wheatley, William Edward Mead, 1869
7
The Merveilleux in Chrétien de Troyes' Romances
Dame, oil, deus de grant renon : » Towards the end of the conversation, Ygerne makes a strange statement one that might represent a second stage in a compensation process. She finds it not surprising that Arthur should carry himself well ...
Lucienne Carasso-Bulow, 1976
8
Merlin, Or, The Early History of King Arthur: A Prose ...
And a-noon alle thre thei come be-fore the They come _ _ _ , * . . to Ygerne's chambir where Ygerne that yet was in her bedde ; and in all haste chamber. that thei myght, thei mad their lorde redy. And so he yede to bedde to Ygerne ; and that ...
Henry Benjamin Wheatley, John S. Stuart-Glennie, David William Nash, 1899
9
The Beloved Dead
Tony Hays. One of the girls—I no longer remember which—spoke up then, making my life worse than I ever thought it could be. “But my lord, they did not come together. First Lady Guinevere came. But she left. Then Ygerne came.” Arthur and I ...
Tony Hays, 2011
10
The Heirs of Fate
Morgause hoped these traits wouldbe a healthy influence on her own Thameta when she accompanied Ygerne to her castle in Cornwall after the celebration. Having her granddaughter in residencewould ease Ygerne's loneliness and ...
Susan Wilson Younkins, 2006

9 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «YGERNE»

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1
It's Palindrome Week — 8 Craziest Palindromes to Celebrate the …
... Snashall, a moot, an amt, a tike, Lamaism, Ygerne, Gainer, ilia, Vala, Alia, Keli, Codie, Bikini, Taliesin, Eyde, Baiel, DAgr, Obara, Caracas, Niven, Airlie, Vadim, ... «Mic, May 15»
2
L'autre, le même
406) ; « Uther Pendragon, dans l'Historia regum Britanniae, [qui] usurpe les traits de Gorlois pour pouvoir posséder sa femme, Ygerne » (p. 407). Il élargit ... «Fabula, Oct 14»
3
Excalibur chroniques : une version celtique de la légende …
Mais à Tintagel, le duc Gorloix, converti à la nouvelle foi chrétienne, accuse de sorcellerie païenne Ygerne, son épouse. Subjugué par sa beauté, Uther tente ... «Breizh Info, Jul 14»
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Red de Traiciones (Profecía de Merlín III), de MK Hume: el fin de …
Todos sabemos que Úter concibió con Ygerne, la hermosa esposa de Gorlois, al futuro rey Arturo, y que este es el hermanastro de Morgana, la hija del primer ... «FantasyMundo, Jun 14»
5
Excalibur Chroniques : La critique du tome 2
Il engage des mercenaires pictes pour assassiner Merlin et Ygerne. Afin que l'enfant ne vienne pas au monde et que la prophétie d'un nouveau roi ne prenne ... «Unification France, Sep 13»
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Excalibur Chroniques (Chant 2) Cernunnos
Uther Pendragon est mort. Pour protéger Ygerne qui porte l'enfant d'Uther ainsi que la petite Morgane, Merlin part avec elles pour le Castel du roi Erin. Il doit les ... «Yozone, Sep 13»
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Redorer le blason du Perceforest : études sur un roman arthurien
... généalogie fictionnelle aux romans arthuriens aussi bien dans le cas de personnages aux origines incertaines (comme Ygerne ou Guenièvre) que dans celui ... «Fabula, Jan 13»
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Astier frères… père, belle-mère, etc.
Il y a donc là Alexandre, alias Arthur, son père Lionnel, alias Léodagan, sa mère Joëlle, alias Séli, sa belle-mère Josée, alias Ygerne, son demi-frère Simon, ... «Slate.fr, Dec 09»
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Les Dames du lac
... tous sont présents mais ce sont ici les femmes qui tiennent les premiers rôles : Viviane, la Dame du Lac, Ygerne, duchesse de Cornouailles et mère d'Arthur, ... «Elbakin.net, Feb 01»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ygerne [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ygerne>. Jun 2021 ».
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