- gapen; de mond openen
- utter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tired
"The child yawned during the long performance"
- onwillekeurige opensperring v.d. mond; geeuw
- an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom
"he could not suppress a yawn"
"the yawning in the audience told him it was time to stop"