Cherish vs Yern - What's the difference?

cherish | yern |


As verbs the difference between cherish and yern

is that cherish is to treat with tenderness and affection; to nurture with care; to protect and aid while yern is .

cherish

English

Verb

  • To treat with tenderness and affection; to nurture with care; to protect and aid.
  • *, chapter=12
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=There were many wooden chairs for the bulk of his visitors, and two wicker armchairs with red cloth cushions for superior people. From the packing-cases had emerged some Indian clubs, […], and all these articles […] made a scattered and untidy decoration that Mrs. Clough assiduously dusted and greatly cherished .}}
  • To hold dear; to embrace with interest; to indulge; to encourage; to foster; to promote; as, to cherish religious principle.
  • (obsolete) To cheer, gladden.
  • * 1590 , (Edmund Spenser), (The Faerie Queene) , II.vi:
  • Her merry fit she freshly gan to reare, / And did of ioy and iollitie deuize, / Her selfe to cherish , and her guest to cheare [...].

    yern

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