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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 yearn /ˈjɝn/
 (vi.)渴望,想念,懷念

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Yearn v. t. [imp. & p. p. Yearned p. pr. & vb. n. Yearning.]  To pain; to grieve; to vex.  [Obs.] “She laments, sir, for it, that it would yearn your heart to see it.”
    It yearns me not if men my garments wear.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Yearn, v. i. To be pained or distressed; to grieve; to mourn.  [Obs.] “Falstaff he is dead, and we must yearn therefore.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Yearn, v. i. & t.  To curdle, as milk.  [Scot.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Yearn, v. i.  To be filled with longing desire; to be harassed or rendered uneasy with longing, or feeling the want of a thing; to strain with emotions of affection or tenderness; to long; to be eager.
    Joseph made haste; for his bowels did yearn upon his brother; and he sought where to weep.   --Gen. xliii. 30.
    Your mother's heart yearns towards you.   --Addison.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 yearn
      v 1: desire strongly or persistently [syn: hanker, long]
      2: have a desire for something or someone who is not present;
         "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"
         [syn: ache, yen, pine, languish]
      3: have affection for; feel tenderness for